Variety brings us the following news:
Oscar-nominated scribe Steven Knight has been tapped to write Paramount and Skydance’s sequel to “World War Z,” sources confirm.
J.A. Bayona (“The Impossible”) will direct the zombie sequel, with Brad Pitt returning in the starring role.
Plot details are unknown, but the film is expected to continue the story of Max Brooks’ popular novel.
Pitt will produce the apocalyptic tentpole alongside Jeremy Kleiner and Dede Gardner for Plan B.