After being rescued by Megan Ellison’s more broadminded brother David—who, in turn, rescued America from a future with one less zombie apocalypse movie—World War Z continues to shape up pretty nicely, which is good because it’s the one film in that genre with arguably the most riding on it. The adaptation of Max Brooks’ novel already had Brad Pitt attached to star, and now Pitt’s supporting cast will likely include both Matthew Fox and Ed Harris, who will bring to the project their particular breed of manly gravitas (one sort of petulant, the other slightly gruff). Rounding out the ensemble are two AMC drama veterans: Rubicon’s James Badge Dale, who will no doubt have lots of backhanded compliments to offer The Killing’s Mireille Enos on her similarly slow-burning show getting a second season.

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