MUMBAI: Hollywood production house Paramount Pictures’ has released the trailer of ‘World War Z’ – an apocalyptic horror zombie film directed by Marc Forster and written by Matthew Michael Carnahan. The film is based on the novel of the same name by Max Brooks.
The film casts Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale and Matthew Fox in lead roles. Lucy Aharish, Julia Levy-Boeken, Elyes Gabel, Bryan Cranston, David Morse and Abigail Hargrove play supporting roles.
The trailer of ‘World War Z’ begins with a normal day in the life of Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt), who, at the breakfast table, switches on the news to learn about a Zombie outbreak. Marshal law is soon declared in the State. A United Nations employee, Gerry has to travel to different places and interview the attack survivors to find a way to end the outbreak. He leaves his family secure – underground with the military.
The plot revolves around Pitt’s character and his race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to decimate humanity itself.
The special effects of ‘World War Z’ look promising. Scenes to watch out for, include: the part where hundreds of zombies are piling on to a bus filled with humans and a handfull of military men try their best to protect them. Another one has numerous zombies making a ladder of their bodies to climb up a wall at least 1000 feet tall!
Produced by Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner and Ian Bryce, ‘World War Z’ will hit screens world-wide in 2D and RealD 3D on June 21, 2013.