World War Z 2 confirms The Orphanage director

The Orphanage director Juan Antonio Bayona signs up for Brad Pitt’s World War Z sequel

Brad Pitt in 2013's World War Z
Brad Pitt in 2013’s World War Z

Brad Pitt’s zombie apocalypse movie World War Z got a critical pasting (by us, no less) but a sequel is already in motion, and according to The Hollywood Reporter, it will be helmed by The Orphanage‘s Juan Antonio Bayona.

Bayona’s disaster movie The Impossible holds him in good stead for World War Z 2, which Brad Pitt is returning to produce. No writers are yet confirmed, but the director will oversee the writing process.

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