Life for former United Nations investigator Gerry Lane and his family seems content. Suddenly, the world is plagued by a mysterious infection turning whole human populations into rampaging mindless zombies. After barely escaping the chaos, Lane is persuaded to go on a mission to investigate this disease. What follows is a perilous trek around the world where Lane must brave horrific dangers and long odds to find answers before human civilization falls.Written by
Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Before attempting to enter B-Wing, Lane and Segen are given the option of an axe or a baseball bat and are told "there are merits to each." This is an in-joke reference to a section of Max Brooks' "Zombie Survival Guide" (the book that preceded "World War Z") which discussed the best weapons to use when fighting zombies. The book considers both options superior to the gun, which Segen also takes as a backup. See more »
In the exterior shot of the medical facility in Wales at night, the soundtrack has cicadas chirping quietly in the background. There are no cicadas in Wales. See more »
Considering what is happening in the world today, this film takes on a different meaning for me, all the more so because both in the book and in the original version of the script the epidemic has its origin in China
not to mention the North Korean thread, which is becoming particularly ominous.
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