Director Mar Foster’s hit adaptation of Max Brooks’ novel World War Z was produced by a production company Plan B run by Brad Pitt along with Jeremy Kleiner and Dede Gardner.
And today, Kleiner and Gardner spoke about the future of the series, and if World War Z 2 will ever be a reality with Kleiner telling THR: “Someday. We love Max Brooks’ book. We love the universe of it. It doesn’t feel like the World War Z is done and over with.”
The first film was directed by Marc Forster from a screenplay written by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard, and Damon Lindelof based on the book by Max Brooks. Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner produced with Ian Bryce and Brad Pitt who starred alongside Mireille Enos and James Badge Dale. Paramount Pictures released it back on June 21, 2013.
It kicked off when a former U.N. investigator and his family get stuck in urban gridlock, he senses that it’s no ordinary traffic jam. His suspicions are confirmed when, suddenly, the city erupts into chaos. A lethal virus, spread through a single bite, is turning healthy people into something vicious, unthinking and feral. As the pandemic threatens to consume humanity, Gerry leads a worldwide search to find the source of the infection and, with luck, a way to halt its spread.