Juan Antonio Bayona to Direct World War Z II

December 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Film, Recent News


Paramount Pictures has tapped Juan Antonio Bayona (The Impossible) to direct World War Z II, the sequel to this summer’s hit zombie thriller World War Z, based on the novel by Max Brooks. Brad Pitt will again star and produce the sequel. Earlier this year, Pitt hinted that World War Z could pave the way for a trilogy, “We have so many ideas and so much information, we think we have a lot of stuff to mine from.” To date, the film has grossed $540 million worldwide.

World War Z 2 movie poster
  • Release Date: TBA, 2015 (3D, 2D, IMAX 3D)
  • Studio: Paramount Pictures
  • Genre: Action, Horror, Science Fiction, Adaptation
  • Director: Juan Antonio Bayona
  • Screenwriter: Unknown
  • Official Website: WorldWarZMovie.com
  • Cast: Brad Pitt
  • Running Time: Unknown
  • MPAA Rating: Not yet rated

Plot Summary

Juan Antonio Bayona (“The Impossible,” “The Orphanage”) will direct “World War Z II,” the sequel to Brad Pitt’s hit zombie thriller “World War Z,” based on the novel by Max Brooks. Pitt will again star and produce the sequel. To date, the film has grossed $540 million worldwide. The story revolves around former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane (Pitt), who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatening to decimate humanity itself.

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