World War Z Shooting In UK

Local extras wanted for epic zombie film, starring Brad Pitt, between July and October.

Extras casting has begun for World War Z, indicating the film will shoot in the UK between July and October.

Brad Pitt is set to star in the zombie epic, based on the novel by Max Brooks, along with James Badge Dale, Mireille Enos and Julia Levy-Boeken.

Monster’s Ball and Quantum of Solace director Marc Forster is looking at more stars, with Matthew Fox and Ed Harris in final talks to join the thriller, looking back at a global zombie invasion.

Casting calls have now gone out for extras in the areas of Tunbridge Wells, Portsmouth, Bicester and London, with the filming dates ranging from July to October.

The specifics are Italian-looking, Mexican-looking, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, North American and Eastern European extras. Those with military experience are also required.

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The Daily Record also revealed that filming will take place in Glasgow this summer, with the city’s George Square chosen for its visual similarity to Philadelphia.