World War Z is a 2013 American apocalyptic action thriller directed by Marc Forster, with a script written by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard and Damon Lindelof, based on the novel of the same name. 2006 by Max Brooks. The film stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a former United Nations investigator who has to travel the world trying to stop the Zombie pandemic. The supporting cast includes Mireille Enos, Lucy Aharish, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale, Ludi Boeken, Fana Mokoena, David Morse, Peter Capaldi, Pierfrancesco Favino, Ruth Negga, and David Andrew.
Pitt Entertainment plan B secured the film copyright in 2007 and Forster was approached to direct. In 2009, Carnahan was hired to rewrite the script. Filming began in July 2011 in Malta, with an estimated budget of $ 125 million, before moving to Glasgow in August 2011 and Budapest in October 2011. Originally planned for a December release. in 2012, production suffered a number of failures. In June 2012, the film's release date was pushed back and the crew returned to Budapest for another seven weeks of filming.
World War Z premiered in London on June 3, 2013 and was chosen to open the 35th Moscow International Film Festival. The film premiered in New York and Los Angeles on June 14, 2013. and was released anywhere on June 21, 2013 in the US in 2D and RealD 3D formats. The film received positive reviews for Brad Pitt's acting and as a franchise's revival of the undead, but received criticism for its non-climactic and outdated CGI effects. However, the film was a commercial success, grossing more than $ 540 million over a production budget of 190 million, making it the highest-grossing zombie movie of all time. A sequel was announced shortly after the movie was released, but in February 2019, it was canceled due to financial issues.
Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, an employee of the United Nations U.N. scour the world to interview the zombie disaster survivors.
Mireille Enos as Karin, wife Lane and mother of two children.