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David Fincher to direct a sequel after 25 years, World War Z with Brad Pitt is on

David Fincher will reunite with Brad Pitt after directing him in Fight Club, Se7en and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button in a sequel to World War Z.

hollywood Updated: Apr 28, 2017 13:14 IST
Agence France-Presse
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World War Z saw a $540 million global box office in 2013.

David Fincher is on the verge of reuniting with Brad Pit as director of a sequel to World War Z.

The director of Gone Girl, Se7en and The Social Network is now thought to have won the confidence of Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions, according to Variety.

Adapted from the Max Brooks novel, World War Z follows Gerry Lane, a United Nations employee who becomes caught up in a zombie pandemic that threatens to wipe out humanity.

The 2013 film saw a $540 million global box office; Fincher previously worked with World War Z star Brad Pitt on Se7en, Fight Club, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.

Filming is to being in 2018.

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First Published: Apr 28, 2017 13:13 IST