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2013 was a good year for Brad Pitt; he not only won an Oscar for producing last year’s Best Picture winner 12 Years a Slave (which he also costarred in), but also headlined the first (lucrative) installment in a budding franchise, World War Z. The sequel to Pitt’s zombie apocalypse thriller has been slow to develop over the past year – much slower than the infected creatures in the film move, anyway – but it may start picking up speed, now that it has a writer in place.

Juan Antonio Bayona is onboard to direct the currently-untitled World War Z sequel; his past, acclaimed work in the horror genre (The Orphanage) and the natural disaster ...

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