The Kidd here...
There is clearly some big trouble going on with Paramount's adaptation of WORLD WAR Z.
After hearing of some pretty extensive reshoots getting set to take place for the zombie flick being fronted by Brad Pitt, it looks like they have no idea really what they're even going to be filming. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Damon Lindelof is being brought on to rewrite parts of the script, namely issues with the third act, for a movie that's been wrapped since last year.
Remember when WORLD WAR Z was lined up as a release this holiday season...? Sounds like a distant memory now.
I was a fan of LOST, so I'll give Lindelof his due, but after his work on PROMETHEUS, I don't have the same type of confidence I once had in Lindelof handling the writing duties on tying up WORLD WAR Z in a sensible fashion. Flashbacks of the LOST finale, anyone?
I am still hoping that WORLD WAR Z can be fixed, but the more rumblings that make their way to me, the more this sounds like a terrible idea from the start adapting a book that they didn't know how to adapt. This is where we find ourselves as a result... with a WORLD WAR Z that could permanently broken, no matter how they try to patch it up along the way.
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