World War Z 2

World War Z 2 has set it’s sights on David Fincher to direct. Brad Pitt and David Fincher had a hit together with ‘Seven’ and Paramount hopes to pair them up again. the film was pulled from the schedule but now with a new studio chief at the paramount helm it is being revived.

World War Z 2
Director David Fincher arrives on the red carpet for the UK Premiere of ‘House of Cards’ at a Leicester Square cinema in London, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)

Variety reports that while Paramount’s new CEO Jim Gianopulos has not officially official greenlit the movie yet, he is expected to do so in coming weeks. This will likely be among the studio chief’s first greenlit movies. Sources say that production would probably begin in the first quarter of 2018.

A spokesperson for the studio has not yet responded to a request for comment.

I thought this sequel was dead but bringing in Fincher would be a huge score!