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
Subscribe To Empire!
Save up to 70%
Empire
Film Studies 101
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice Trailer Smashes In
'Do you bleed?'
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
12 April 2015
Kurt Russell Boards Deepwater Horizon
Maze Runner's Dylan O'Brien also in talks
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Fury (2014)
Empire Star Rating
If I Stay (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Godzilla (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

Bryan Cranston Off To Fight World War Z
Yes, he's scored another role...

07 August 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: The Hollywood Reporter

submit to reddit

Bryan Cranston Off To Fight World War Z

Since the US government passed the Bryan Cranston Employment Act a few months ago, it has been decided that not a week must pass without news of the talented thesp getting another gig. So now, a short time after we were disappointed to learn that scheduling conflicts would keep him out of crime drama The Gangster Squad, there’s word that he’s scored a “small but flashy” role in zombie conflict epic World War Z.

The Hollywood Reporter has it that Cranston is on board the film in an unspecified part, which will find him appearing alongside Brad Pitt.

And besides the fact that he’s brilliant and deserves every job he gets, there might just be another reason that director Marc Forster has nabbed Cranston. World War Z has taken talent from three of US TV network AMC’s shows, with Mireille Enos (The Killing) and James Badge Dale (Rubicon) already aboard. Surely work for Mad Men’s Jon Hamm and The Walking Dead’s Andrew Lincoln can be found so the movie has the complete set? Plus, Lincoln already has a lot of experience with zombies, so there’s that.

Adapted from Max Brooks’ novel about the investigation that follows a massive war against the stumbling undead, World War Z features a script by Matthew Michael Carnahan and J Michael Straczynski. Forster is busy cranking the cameras right now.

For those of you at home keeping a tally of Cranston’s roles to date, he will appear in (deep breath), Drive, Contagion, Total Recall, Red Tails, John Carter and Rock of Ages, and he’s also in talks for Ben Affleck’s hostage drama Argo. All that and he continues to cook up solid work on AMC drug drama Breaking Bad…


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

Nick Nolte Joins Parker
As does Patti LuPone
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it

Your Comments

http://www.jordanforworld.com
very good web,believe you will love it. FREE SHIPPING,accept pyapal discount including evisu jeans,watches shirts,bags,hat and the decorations trust me! Quickly snapping up right More

Posted by zhonguyd at 09:37 on 08 August 2011 | Report This Post

Quality actor!
He'll always be the brilliantly goofy dad from Malcolm in the middle. More

Posted by tallaght24 at 07:07 on 08 August 2011 | Report This Post

When we get the inevitable reboot of the Batman series (not saying I want it, but its going to happen), WB could do a lot worse than to get Cranston in as Jim Gordon and make Batman Year One PROPERLY!!! More

Posted by Dave Oz at 19:59 on 07 August 2011 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The 15 Most Controversial Alternate Endings
How some of your favourite films could have finished...

80 Of The Best Movie Star Adverts
From Sly Stallone selling bread to Hugh Jackman dancing for Ice Tea

Showrunner Matthew Weiner Reveals 7 Mad Men Secrets
The truth about The Beatles and that lawnmower

New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer Breakdown
Everything you need to know about the second teaser

Podcast #157: Alan Rickman
From A Little Chaos to Die Hard and back again

From Hell! 22 Stalker Psychodramas
From fatal attractions to single white females

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon On The Town That Dreaded Sundown
The American Horror Story director on his cult slasher remake

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Subscribe now and save up to 70%

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe now and save up to 70%
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month 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)