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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.

Horror Related Events and Panels at WonderCon 2011

It may not be as well known as San Diego Comic-Con, its Southern California counterpart, but the San Francisco WonderCon is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year as one of the country's best comics and popular arts events. On the fence about attending? Here's a rundown of what genre fans can look forward to at the show.

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.

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.

Max Brooks Bringing Us Recorded Attacks

October 6th sees the release of a new tome of zombie Armageddon from Max Brooks, Master of the Undead. One hundred forty-four pages await you from Three Rivers Press, the same folks that brought us The Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z, so we are virtually guaranteed another instant classic.

SDCC 09: World War Z Seeking New Director

Quantum of Solace director Marc Forster has been attached for quite a while now, but another day at Comic-Con brings another cadre of announcements - including mention that Paramount Pictures is currently in the market for a new director to get behind the oft-delayed zombie flick.

World War Z Gets New Screenwriter

Like many others, we have been wondering just what the hell has been going on with the big screen adaptation of Max Brook's stellar novel World War Z (review here). Finally there's some news to sink our teeth into!

World War Z Film Update

If you're anything like me, and my condolences if you are, then you are eagerly anticipating the film adaptation of Max Brook's zombie novel World War Z. Recently there's been little news regarding it, but finally some has begun to trickle out.