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David Fincher’s World War Z sequel to start filming in March

Oct 25, 2017
1,078
#5
The fact Fincher stuck with this across the production delays makes me feel like he really sees something in it.

Or maybe he just really wants a fat paycheck. Either one.
 
Oct 25, 2017
22,388
#7
Are they going to retcon the ending of the first movie? Seems like an easy win even against hordes of zombies if they won't even fight back as you kill them all so I'm not sure what the sequel will be about unless its more of a side story.
 
Oct 27, 2017
328
#25
Still can't believe Fincher is attached to this. Either he's been itching to work with his buddy Brad again or the script is actually decent. I'm sure he's worked on it some since coming aboard the project.
 
Oct 28, 2017
10,833
#39
Whatever brad Pitt did it wasnt WWZ. Hopefully Fincher has something better to show rather than a crappy zombie action schlock that used a books title for easy $.
 
Oct 26, 2017
1,252
Paris
#43
I dunno, The Social Network seemed like way more of a passion project than Benjamin Button.
Hm no, really, social network was absolutely a studio project, except him and Sorkin had to push their gigantic script for it. Benny Button, nobody wanted it and he had to lie to sell it to the studios, saying it was about a love story (when really it was about death)
 
#45
Hm no, really, social network was absolutely a studio project, except him and Sorkin had to push their gigantic script for it. Benny Button, nobody wanted it and he had to lie to sell it to the studios, saying it was about a love story (when really it was about death)
Didn't Benjamin Button spend a decade in development hell under many different directors, and he wound up being the one guy willing to say yes after all that? It's hard to see any kind of real passion there for the material beyond the visual effects work.
 
Oct 28, 2017
5,016
#46
Whatever brad Pitt did it wasnt WWZ. Hopefully Fincher has something better to show rather than a crappy zombie action schlock that used a books title for easy $.
It was a dishwater dull film regardless but the mediocrity of the movie was compounded by how much I enjoyed the novel.

I have no idea why they even bothered to adapt WWZ; as you point out, the film and the book are nothing alike.
 
Oct 28, 2017
2,970
#47
I liked the first one... maybe because my expectations were low because people criticized it.... but usually if that happens that doesn't affect my opinion. But yeah I liked it.
 
Oct 26, 2017
529
Fairfax, VA, USA
#49
The only things I remember from the first movie is them quoting half of a great line from the book (and immediately pointing it out to the friends I was watching it with), and the absolutely hilarious Pepsi product placement near the end that made me actually laugh out loud for a minute. Which probably isn't a good sign considering I remember huge chunks of the book.