Marc Forster talks epic horror World War Z

World War Z throws audiences into the heart of a terrifying zombie apocalypse. And only Brad Pitt can save the day!

You're familiar with the zombie movie that takes place inside a barricaded farmhouse - see 1968 classic Night of the Living Dead. But World War Z unfolds on a much larger scale, showing the worldwide collapse of humanity in the face of the undead hordes. Pitt plays UN 'hotzone' expert Gerry Lane - the man tasked with finding a cure to the pandemic.

In the following interview, director Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace) talks us through the story, Pitt's casting and his close collaboration with the actor. It's fascinating stuff - and the ideal primer for the movie itself. Book your tickets for World War Z here.