The sequel to Brad Pitt’s epic zombie film World War Z maybe scrapped by Paramount due to budgeting issues.
According to THR, preproduction for the sequel to the 2013 film was halted last night, and Paramount and producers with Brad Pitt’s Plan B company reportedly started making calls to the crew of the film on Wednesday morning, informing them of the news. The film was reportedly set to begin production in spring or early summer in Atlanta and in Spain.
The Playlist, says director David Fincher’s figure was below the first movie’s $190 million budget, sources close to the production Fincher’s budget was actually over that number.
World War Z was both a critically and commercially, earning $540 million worldwide.