Damon Lindelof has been tasked to perform re-writes on the troubled zombie movie "World War Z" says Heat Vision. Previously Matthew Michael Carnahan, brother of director Joe Carnahan, performed a rewrite on the script.
The premise is based on the Max Brooks' created comic book Set a decade after a virus has turned much of the planet's population into zombies, the story 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.
The comic novel is actually an anthology, each chapter is essentially an interview of a different subject in a different part of the world, allowing each chapter to focus on how people and nations reacted to the crisis before, during and after.
Though already completed under director Marc Forster the film is slated to undergo several weeks of reshoots in September or October - extra filming that saw the film's release date pushed back by six months from this December to next June.
Lindelof's work is said to focus on the movie's third act.
Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, star of the hit TV series The Killing, is gonna play Karin Lane, the wife of Pitt, Anthony Mackie, James Badge Dale also star with Elyes Gabel who will play a character named Fassbach and Bryan Cranston make up the cast list.