Paramount has introduced that it is halting preproduction on the sequel to the World War Z film. The sequel was initially scheduled to enter manufacturing this yr.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the movie was placed on maintain over budgetary points, and it is at present unknown whether or not the film will resume improvement in some unspecified time in the future or just be canned utterly. This is not the primary drawback the second World War Z film has confronted. Originally directed by J.A. Bayona and scheduled for 2017, the film lost its director in 2016 and it took a year to safe one other one in David Fincher–who Brad Pitt really wanted. Shooting was constantly pushed and rescheduled all through the next yr, earlier than lastly selecting a deliberate manufacturing date in spring/early-summer 2019.
2013’s World War Z is a film adaption, starring Brad Pitt, of Max Brooks’ 2006 novel of the identical identify. The novel is a set of accounts from varied folks of various social, spiritual, and political backgrounds that survived a zombie apocalypse that occurred 17 years previous to the narrative’s current day occasions. As against a recollection of previous occasions from a number of views, the World War Z film takes place in the course of the zombie apocalypse from one perspective, and tells a extra action-focused story about one man’s efforts to discover a means for humanity to outlive the plague.
Despite the variations, the film was largely well-received. However, it too confronted appreciable manufacturing difficulties. The movie went massively over-budget and was constantly delayed when it comes to improvement, ensuing within the launch being delayed by a number of months. Nevertheless, the film nonetheless managed to made $540 million worldwide, making it essentially the most profitable zombie film of all time.