“World War Z” is an apocalyptic action horror movie. The director of the movie is Marc Forster. It is based on the novel of the same name written by Max Brooks. The movie released on June 21, 2013, starring Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, who travels the world to find a way to stop the zombie apocalypse.
The movie was a huge success, earning over $540 million, becoming the most highest-grossing zombie film of all time. Read to find more information!
The movie kept getting delayed due to budget issues and Brad Pitt was also busy working on other movies. Now, the world is suffering from the deadly COVID-19 pandemic and there is no possibility that the production will start as all the production is halted. The sequence of the movie might get delayed by a lot and fans are getting worried.
As we all know China is a large market. The main reason for the cancellation of the movie is the ban on all the ghosts and zombies that China’s government has announced. So, right now we do not have information about the releasing date. We have to wait to know that the release date of the sequel until we get any new information about the movie.
The cast expected to be in the second part of the movie is –
The plot starts with Gerry Lane and his wife Karin with their daughters. They were in heavy traffic when the city was attacked by zombies. Somehow, they managed to escape the city while trying to find a shelter to stay safe. The story shows how they try to survive while trying to find a way to put an end to it. The plot for the second sequel is unknown but we are expecting it to be more exciting than the first movie.
The movie was nominated for 11 awards including ‘Best Visual Effects’,’ Best Special Effects’ and more. The movie won the ‘Best Thriller Movie’ Award on the 40th Saturn Awards.
On Rotten Tomatoes, “World War Z” has a 66% approval rating which is based on 273 reviews with an average rating of 6.22 out of 10. Based on reviews from 46 critics which indicates “generally favorable reviews” with a score of 63 out of 100. The movie was loved by many and also received much positive response!!
After the success of the “World War Z”, Paramount announced the renewal of the sequel. Paramount kept announcing the delay in the production of the movie due to various situations. In February 2019 after some months of pre-production in five countries, the sequel was canceled because of production issues. The biggest reason for the cancellation of the sequence is the ban of ghost and zombie movies in China.
There is no trailer available for the sequel as it is not renewed yet. However, if you still have not watched the first movie here is the trailer.