World War Z 2 Still Without Director Despite Talks With David Fincher

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) After losing its director early last year, World War Z 2 is still hanging in limbo despite originally having a June 2017 release date. Last August, it was reported that Brad Pitt, who is producing the sequel under his Plan B Entertainment banner, had approached … [Read more...]

Director Juan Antonio Bayona Joins Jurassic World 2

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Universal has landed their number one target to direct sequel Jurassic World 2 - Juan Antonio Bayona. The Spanish filmmaker recently backed out of helming another blockbuster follow-up, World War Z 2, and is now free to take over the dino-chaos from Colin … [Read more...]

World War Z 2 Director Leaves Sequel

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Brad Pitt must be wondered whether his World War Z franchise is cursed - as the second movie has just lost its director Juan Antonio Bayona. The follow-up to the 2013 zombie blockbuster was due to start filming this year, ahead of a June 2017 release. However … [Read more...]

World War Z 2 Will Be Unleashed In June 2017

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Paramount Pictures has confirmed that World War Z 2 will hit screens in June 2017. The studio has assembled a strong team for the sequel, led by producer and star Brad Pitt, director Juan Antonio Bayona (The Orphanage) and writer Steven Knight (Eastern … [Read more...]

George A. Romero’s Empire of the Dead Headed to Television

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) There's a new zombie-comic-turned-television show in the works with Empire of the Dead, based on the 15-issue miniseries published by Marvel Comics due to end in August of this year. What's more is that the comic book series was written by the father of modern … [Read more...]

Writer Steven Knight Developing World War Z Sequel Script

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By Mark Hodge (doddleNEWS) Despite a troubled production, zombie blockbuster World War Z grossed an impressive $540 million at the box office, making a sequel a dead certainty. However, because director Marc Forster fell out with producer and star Brad Pitt during filming of the first … [Read more...]