Honest Trailers: World War Z

Isn’t it great when we can wash away the hype surrounding a movie and see it for what it is? Not that the movie-going audience hadn’t already done that…

Here’s what the trailer for the Brad Pitt zombie should have looked like.

Warning: film spoilers ahead. The good news is that they won’t spoil the book at all. :)

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The 2006 audiobook release of World War Z already boasted some top names, like Alan Alda, Mark Hamill, Carl & Rob Reiner, and John Turturro. Now a new edition is set to release on May 14th that expands the star-studded cast to include twenty-one more names you’ve heard of, including Simon Pegg, Henry Rollins, Nathan Fillion, Denise Crosby, Martin Scorsese (!) and Jeri Ryan.

Check out the press release for more…
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Zombies! Brad Pitt! Zombies!

So, Mel Brooks’ kid, Max, wrote this book called World War Z. Everyone loved it, so they made it into a film. Film mags were happy to report that the filming was troubled, but that doesn’t keep this trailer from looking decent…despite the apparent downplay of the z-word.

Here’s the film description:

A U.N. employee is racing against time and fate, as he travels the world trying to stop the outbreak of a deadly Zombie pandemic.

Now check out the trailer:

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