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After the film adaptation of Max Brooks' zombie novel, 'World War Z' was reportedly killed due to budget issues with Paramount, the film once again rises up from the grave and takes a few steps forward. Several small production companies and financiers like Skydance intend to pool their combined resources to accomodate the budget for the Marc Forster film, set to star Brad Pitt.
The story follows a researcher for the UN Postwar Commission as he interviews survivors of the Zombie War. His job is to travel to different countries that were infected and gather all the information about how they survived and what they learned from the flesh eaters in order to compile them into a 'Zombie Survival Guide' (which was Max Brooks first novel). During his research he discovers the importance of sharing the stories of those interviews and oral history of when the dead walked the earth.
Now that the film has financial backing they are hoping to begin shooting in June in order to beat the inevitable swarm of zombie films that will be released in coming years. The genre is not only regaining popularity with sequels to '28 Days Later', 'Resident Evil' and 'Zombieland 2', but also with new comedic films like Universal's comic book adaptation 'R.I.P.D.', Lionsgate's 'Pride Prejudice and Zombies' and Summit's romantic film 'Warm Bodies'.