World War Z had a troubled production, but since it’s release, there have been efforts on a sequel film. Now, the movie has a new writer that gives us some hope that it might actually be good: Dennis Kelly, creator of the UK show Utopia.
Earlier this year, we learned that any new movie would be a ‘clean slate’. Now, according to the Hollywood Reporter, Dennis Kelly is picking up from Steven Knight’s (Burnt, Seventh Son) draft. The move comes as Paramount works to keep its director, J.A. Bayona attached to the production.
Kelly is the creator of one of our favorite television shows, Utopia, which in no small part makes us actually interested in World War Z again.
World War Z 2 is slated to be released into theaters on June 9th, 2017.