LOS ANGELES, May 29 (UPI) -- Steven Knight has been brought on to write the World War Z sequel.
The Hollywood Reporter reports the writer has closed a deal with Paramount and Skydance. Juan Antonio Bayona (The Impossible) is already confirmed as director, and he and Knight will work closely on the script.
The original World War Z is based on the Max Brooks novel of the same name. Actor Brad Pitt will return to star in the sequel.