While at Comic-Con, ‘World War Z’ author Max Brooks broke the news that Paramount is moving forward with ‘World War Z’. Marc Foster is directing, and Brad Pitt is attached to star in the film. Pitt’s Plan B production company secured the rights to the film back in 2007. ‘World War Z’ is a story about a worldwide infestation of flesh-eating zombies and is targeted for a summer 2012 release.
Brooks also stated that Paramount has optioned the film rights to ‘The Zombie Survival Guide’ and ‘The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks’.