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Brad of the dead – World War Z review

By Simon Miraudo June 21, 2013 There is no evidence of World War Z‘s troubled production history on the screen, which is perhaps the biggest compliment I have for Marc Forster‘s zom-pocalypse thriller. Though technically an adaptation of Max Brooks’ book of the same name, the screenwriters (too many to mention) have jettisoned its oral history […]

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Trailer Debut: World War Z

The trailer for Marc Forster’s troubled adaptation of Max Brooks’ novel World War Z has arrived online. Produced by and starring Brad Pitt, the flick documents an apocalyptic zombie outbreak across the world. Whereas Brooks’ book relayed events after the fact, focusing on different characters and nations in each chapter, the film mostly concerns Pitt’s family and […]

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Lost director works on feature film Devolution

Prolific television director Jack Bender is developing a feature film entitled Devolution, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bender is best known for helming some of the best Lost episodes, although his work in television goes back over 30 years, including such series as Beverly Hills 90210, Northern Exposure, The Sopranos and Carnivale. He has delved into […]

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Brad Pitt to star in World War Z

We have our first big piece of news from Comic Con 2010! World War Z author Max Brooks has confirmed that Brad Pitt will star in the film adaptation of his zombie-war novel. Artist Daniel LuVisi’s concept art for the long-gestating project. Brooks broke the news to MTV mere moments after being informed by Paramount […]

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