Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Take a survey for the chance to win an iPad
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Chris Pine Circles A Key Role In Wonder Woman
Warner Bros. has him in talks to be Steve Trevor
Jason Reitman Finds Beekle For DreamWorks Animation
He has an animated, 'Unimaginary' friend
Tilda Swinton In Talks For Doctor Strange
She may school Benedict Cumberbatch in the mystic arts
Transformers Writing Team Developing Cybertron-Based Origin Story
As Ant-Man writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari join up
Jesse Plemons And More Join Tom Cruise In Mena
Caleb Landry Jones and Benito Martinez among those boarding the drug drama
First Trailer For A Walk In The Woods
Robert Redford wants one last adventure
Inside Out Set For The 69th Edinburgh International Film Festival
Robert Carlyle's The Legend Of Barney Thompson will kick things off
The End Of The Tour Has A First Promo
Jason Segel channels David Foster Wallace
Trailer For The New Point Break Arrives
Bodhi and the gang get bootylicious
Fox Now Plans Movie Reboot For The League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen
We're waiting to be impressed
Richard Loncraine Begins Finding Your Feet
Directing the senior citizen rom-com
Marko Mäkilaakso Adapts It Came From The Desert
While Taneli Mustonen Heads For Bodom
RZA To Direct Azealia Banks In Coco
Common to co-star
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
22 May 2015
Release Date For World War Z Sequel
Zombiegeddon continues in 2017
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
The Walk
02 October 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Horns (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Fury (2014)
Empire Star Rating
If I Stay (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Sabotage (2014)
Empire Star Rating
12 Years A Slave (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New World War Z Clip Online
Brad Pitt brings hard truth

13 June 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Paramount

submit to reddit

South Korea. A military transport plane touches down and a weary Brad Pitt is shuffled into the relative safety of a hangar. He’s asked by the worried, uniformed troops there about how their various hometowns are doing. “Guys, I’ll be honest with you,” he says. “I don’t know of any place back home that’s doing very well…” Yes, the test screenings for World War Z were a right old nightm… Sorry, no, we’re being told this is the new clip from the film. Which would also explain the grim tone. 

Still, the buzz on this one has been turning around since it screened in full and the reviews have not been the bile dump many were expecting given the tough production history.

Adapted  very, very loosely from Max Brooks’ stonking book, World War Z finds Pitt as Gerry Lane, a UN trouble-shooter pressed into action when a mysterious viral outbreak starts causing waves of zombies to swarm across the world. While he really just wants to keep his wife (Mireille Enos) and kids safe, humanity at large needs his assistance. So he heads out on a globetrotting mission to get to the bottom of it all.

With Marc Forster calling the shots and James Badge Dale, Matthew Fox, David Morse, Peter Capaldi, Elyes Gabel and Moritz Bleibtreu among the cast, World War Z invades our cinemas on June 21. One week and counting, folks…


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Salinger Trailer Hits The Web
Digging into the Catcher In The Rye author's secrets
Disney Re-Scales Pete's Dragon
UPDATE: David Lowery in talks to direct his script

Your Comments

RE: YES
i personally dont think itll be that good! how can they make a zombie film a 12A, the story looks a bit blah as well and with all the problems they have had with re shooting and script issues etc i hold reservations about this one More

Posted by FlashyCactus at 15:59 on 17 June 2013 | Report This Post

Marc Forster made a balls of Quantum of Solace and this film needed extensive reshoots. Don't know how this guy keeps getting hired to direct huge projects when he screws up so often. More

Posted by BenTramer at 00:50 on 14 June 2013 | Report This Post

YES
Looking forward to this quite a bit. I think the zombie genre is definitely an acquired one and not all acquire a taste for it; I can understand why people may dislike this film which is why I won't be put off by the expected poor critical reception it's going to be getting More

Posted by mrshakespere at 22:30 on 13 June 2013 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Podcast #162: Hugh Laurie
Is there a doctor in the house?

Who Are The New Mutants?
Fox’s X-Men spin-off features a bunch of fresh faces. Here’s what you need to know...

Stoical Supermen: 10 Quiet Heroes That Get Stuff Done
Silent but deadly...

Ana Lily Amirpour On A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
'There's nothing sexier than a vampire...'

Rick Baker: Creature By Creature
The make-up effects titan on his greatest creations

12 Of The Weirdest Things Jean-Claude Van Damme Has Done On Camera
Outside of his movies, that is...

Spooks: An Oral History
Cast and crew on the spy smash

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 48%

Subscribe now and save up to 69%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)