Paramount has announced a release date for the sequel to Brad Pitt's 2013 smash hit zombie movie World War Z, which will bow on June 9, 2017.
As of right now, WWZ 2 is set to take on Fox's Fantastic Four 2, which has the same release date.
World War Z 2 will have¬†J.A. Bayona serve as director, with Bayona known for episodes of Penny Dreadful and The Impossible. The script is being written by¬†Steven Knight and Max Brooks.
World War Z was initally thought to be doomed to failure amongst the so-called Hollywood "insiders"; however, World War Z went on to become Brad Pitt's best U.S. grossing movie with a total worldwide cume of over $540 million.