Brad Pitt: I Made ‘World War Z’ For My Boys

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Brad Pitt says he made World War Z because of his sons Maddox, 11, Pax, 9, and Knox, 4.

Speaking at the CinemaCon convention on Monday – the actor explained to reporters, “Four years ago I knew nothing about zombies but now I consider myself an expert. This whole thing started because I just wanted to do a film my boys could see before they turned 18, one they liked anyway and they loved zombies. So we settled on Max Brooks’ book called World War Z.”

Pitt – who also raises Zahara, 8, Shiloh, 6, and Vivienne, 4, with Angelina Jolie – also revealed that deciding to do the film was a challenge.

“How do we keep the global spectacular dynamic scope of the book and how do we originate a zombie film that’s been done quite often and really really well?”

The LA Times reports Pitt plays a United Nations employee trying to save his family and the world from a zombie pandemic. He encounters fast-moving zombies on planes, on the crowded streets of Jerusalem and in traffic jams.

Introducing a clip he added, “What you are about to see is our answer to those two questions,” he continued. “We got a little carried away. I think you are going to like this as much as my boys are going to.”

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  1. DoesntMatter

    Brad is like a fine wine, better with time LOL

  2. Evolette

    Girls cant see it or what?

    • Anon

      Where do you get that? He just says he wanted to do a movie his boys could watch. His kids love zombies. I bet Shiloh does too, because she’s awesome like that. (I’m not sure how zombie movies are appropriate for kids but there you go.)

  3. SiervaMaria

    He has some amazing DNA! He’s a chameleon isn’t he? Changes his hair, and even his body build at will it seems and it’s always all good :) I think maybe he’s saying (w/o saying) that his guys have shown the interest in that kinda of stuff and his daughters haven’t.

  4. Sue

    Isn’t Shiloh a tomboy who is allowed/encouraged to dress like her brothers? I would think she would want to see it too.

  5. Anabelle

    My friend’s four-year-old son is obsessed with zombies too. They must be big among the youth of today! x

  6. ITTY OP

    —-Turning out cutting edge predictive programming
    and torture porn for the Globalist EXTERMINIST agenda?
    ——-for your kids???



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