Brad Pitt will play the lead role in a feature designed on the horror novel “World War Z” by Max Brooks, which describes a post-apocalyptic world, devastated by the war between humans and zombies.
Max Brooks, who attended the Comic Con convention in San Diego, said that Brad Pitt will have a leading role in this movie.
Moreover, the writer announced that Paramount has purchased film rights to his other two projects – “The Zombie Survival Guide” and “The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks.”
Plan B, the film production company owned by Brad Pitt, has acquired rights to the “World War Z” in 2007. For the same project bid company Appian Way, owned by Leonardo DiCaprio.
Brooks announced at the same time that Paramount plans to launch “World War Z” in summer, 2012. The film will be directed by Marc Forster, who also directed the latest “James Bond: 007 – Quantum of Solace”.
Brad Pitt will be seen in coming months in “The Tree of Life” with Sean Penn and in “Moneyball”, directed by Bennett Miller. Brad may also interpret one of the main roles in “The Imperfectionist”.
Brad Pitt, aged 46, is an actor and film producer. He received Golden Globe nominations and three other prestigious awards, but also two Academy Award nominations for his roles in films “The Strange Story of Benjamin Button” and “Army of the 12 monkeys”.
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