THR is reporting the sequel of World War Z is back on track with a new writer. Dennis Kelly, the creator of Utopia, is on board to write the lastest draft with the earlier draft having been written by Steven Knight. Director J.A. Bayona is so far still still with the project although there are rumors of a gig directing the Jurassic World sequel.
World War Z, based on Max Brooks’ novel of the same name, was written by Matthew Michael Carnahan, Drew Goddard and Damon Lindelof with J. Michael Straczynski. Marc Forster directed the 2013 film that brought in $540 million worldwide. World War Z 2 is scheduled for release on June 9, 2017.Stay tuned, kids.