Update: Ed Harris is also joining the anti-undead cause…
Exclusive: Bloody Disgusting is being told by strong sources that “Lost” vet Matthew Fox is signed on to star in World War Z, alongside previously announced Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos and James Badge Dale. As reported exclusively on BD, Alicia Vikander is still in talks for the tole of “Segen”.
Set 10 years after a global zombie epidemic, Fox will be playing “Parajumper”.
Marc Forster is directing from J. Michael Straczynski and Matthew Carnahan’s script, which is adapted from Max Brooks’ popular novel, told in oral history form from various perspectives around the world.
Pitt will play a researcher for the U.N. Postwar Commission, while Mireille Enos of AMC’s “The Killing” was previously cast as his wife, a mother of two girls.
As Variety reported, Dale will play Capt. Speke, an American soldier who trusts his instincts and is wise beyond his years. The character tries to alert authorities that the zombie threat is real, and is stuck in a military detention center when the zombie outbreak begins.