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Matt Carnahan

Hang Around with the Dead on the Set of World War Z

While they're still looking for a couple of warm bodies to fill out the cast of Paramount Pictures' adaptation of the Max Brooks best-seller World War Z, there's no shortage of the cold ones looking to put the bite on.

Zombies Gain Ground in World War Z Adaptation

Wow, the dead aren't even at a full tilt rampage yet, and already bodies are dropping for director Marc Forster's take on Max Brooks' novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War. Two previously announced casting choices have bailed without even seeing combat. Read on for details.

World War Z Fills Up Its Ranks

Dropping $125 million on a zombie film may seem like a risky business proposition - especially when horror films rarely cross over the $100 million mark. But Paramount seems determined to load its adaptation of Max Brooks' World War Z with so much talent that people will be afraid to miss it. Read on to find out the latest to join the battle.

James Badge Dale in Negotiations to Face the Living Dead in World War Z

And the news week finally winds down with some possible casting news for director Marc Forster's take on Max Brooks' novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War. So who may be next for active duty?

Filming Locations Being Prepped for World War Z

In what can only be seen as good news for those of us who are anticipating director Marc Forster's take on Max Brooks' novel World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, three foreign locations are being prepped for production with an eye towards a June, 2011 start date.

Alicia Vikander to Beat Off the Dead in World War Z?

Getting an adaptation of Max Brooks' milestone living dead tale World War Z to the big screen has proven trickier than expected. Still, things seem to finally be cookin', and some possible new casting news has surfaced!

Anthony Mackie to Join the Fight Against the Dead in World War Z

He's survived the war in The Hurt Locker and will be battling vampires in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. Doesn't it makes sense that star Anthony Mackie join the fight against the flesh-hungry living dead? Yeah, we think so too.

Mireille Enos to Make a Killing in World War Z

The name Mireille Enos may not jump out at you; however, if you were a fan of HBO's "Big Love" or are enjoying the stellar AMC series "The Killing", we can assure you that you're more than familiar with this soon to be killing zombies beauty.

Even More Good News for the World War Z Adaptation?

It's amazing how quickly things can turn around when they look their most bleak. It doesn't happen very much, but man, when it does? You just can't help but smile from ear-to-ear.

Has World War Z Found Reinforcements?

Some of the recent news around the big screen adaptation of the Max Brooks novel World War Z has been fairly grim ... to say the least. But it seems that last week's news about the project's financial jeopardy might have been a bit too pessimistic.

World War Z Adaptation in Trouble? PG-13 Rating Assured? Someone Take Us Down With a Head Shot Please!

In this latest sliver of news guaranteed to make your head hurt, it seems as if the big screen adaptation of the Max Brooks novel World War Z could be in financial jeopardy. That and talk of a PG-13 rating have surfaced. Read on. Sigh.

Rumor Mill: Paramount's World War Z and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters Gain Traction

Around a week ago a document began floating around believed to have come from Paramount (which is yet to be confirmed) that offers a couple of quick updates regarding the status of two of the studio's projects, World War Z and Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters.

San Diego Comic-Con 2010: Brad Pitt to Report for Active Duty on World War Z

Probably the biggest horror story of the week has just been broken on Day One of the San Diego Comic-Con! That's right, kids! You read that headline correctly!

More Movement on the World War Z Movie Front

It's been a long road for the big screen adaptation of the best selling Max Brooks novel World War Z, but finally there's a little bit of movement to speak of. Not much, mind you, but at least we know that the ball is still rolling.