BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
Since Max Brooks’ World War Z novel is basically a series of short stories told from the point of view of different people who lived through the zombie apocalypse, we can probably be safe in assuming that more headlines like this one will emerge as these vignettes get cast.
Though The Killing only began airing on AMC a few weeks ago it's been an instant hit, and playing the lead role of homicide detective Sarah Linden Enos is suddenly a much bigger star-- like, playing Brad Pitt's wife-level star-- than she was even a month ago
Michelle Monaghan has signed on to play Butler's wife, a woman who cleaned up her own act and took care of their kids back home while he was overseas playing savior, and Michael Shannon is in talks to play the best friend to kept her company
Gerard Butler is already famous for playing an idealized, slightly silly version of a real-life hero from the very, very distant past, so why not go for something a little more realistic and modern-- but equally ass-kicking?
As Universal flails and tries to figure out a way to keep capitalizing off Jason Bourne when neither Paul Greengrass or Matt Damon wants to make another one, Paramount is taking its own Robert Ludlum story to the big screen
K, it's not exactly like Forster is abandoning World War Z, and I'd much rather him get the script in shape than go forward with a bad one. But we need our zombies! And Disconnect sounds boring! If I whine long enough, will this zombie action get going faster?