Matthew Michael Carnahan, brother of director Joe Carnahan, will rewrite the "World War Z." flick says the site for Fangoria.
Max Brooks, the author of the book on which the property is based, says "He’s one of Hollywood’s hot A-list writers, so if they went after him and paid him a mountain of gold, it definitely shows their confidence in this project."
.J. Michael Straczynski was previously attached to write the film-his draft got very good online reaction..
The tale is set a decade after a virus turned much of the planet's population into zombies, and follows a journalist interviewing subjects from around the world about their experiences during the 'zombie war'.
The book fuses elements of political satire, war and survival horror as it explores how various nations, governments and individuals respond to the crisis...
As the writer of politico themed pics--Lions For Lambs State Of Play and The Kingdom--MMC seems like a good fit for the poly-sat material.
Marc Forster is in line to direct