World War Z is a 2013 American science fiction apocalyptic motion horror film directed by Marc Forster. The screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, and Damon Lindelof is from a screen story by Carnahan and J. Michael Straczynski, dependent on the 2006 novel of the exact title by Max Brooks. The film stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator who should travel the entire world to obtain a way to prevent a zombie pandemic.
Pitt’s Plan B Amusement secured the film legal rights in 2007, and Forster was approached to immediate. In 2009, Carnahan was employed to rewrite the script. Filming began in July 2011 in Malta, on an estimated $125 million finances, just before shifting to Glasgow in August 2011 and Budapest in October 2011. Initially set for a December 2012 launch, the creation suffered some setbacks. In June 2012, the film’s launch day was pushed back again, and the crew returned to Budapest for 7 months of more capturing. Damon Lindelof was employed to rewrite the 3rd act, but did not have time to complete the script, and Drew Goddard was employed to rewrite it. The reshoots took position amongst September and October 2012.
World War Z premiered in London on June 2, 2013, and was picked to open the 35th Moscow Global Film Pageant. The film premiered in New York, and Los Angeles on June fourteen, 2013, and produced almost everywhere on June 21, 2013, in the United States, in 2d and RealD 3D. The film received favourable evaluations for Brad Pitt’s general performance, the faithfulness to the supply product and as a practical revival of the zombie genre, but received certain criticism for the anti-climax and out-of-date CGI. Irrespective, the film was a commercial achievement, grossing above $540 million from a creation finances of $190 million, getting the best-grossing zombie film of all time. A sequel was announced shortly after the film’s launch and is scheduled for June 9, 2017.