New Images from the Set of WORLD WAR Z Featuring Brad Pitt & Zombie Chaos

The Marc Forster directed post-apocalyptic horror film stars Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Matthew Fox, Ed Harris, and James Badge Dale and will hit theaters December 21, 2012.

World War Z is an adaptation of the critically acclaimed novel of the same name written by "zombie expert" Max Brooks (The Zombie Survival Guide). Director Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace) is attached to helm the project from a script by Matthew Michael Carnahan.

Brad Pitt is starring as the film's lead, named after the book's author, a reporter documenting the outbreak and interviewing various people from around the world who tell of their encounters with the walking dead. Mireille Enos is on board to portray his wife, James Badge Dale will star as Captain Speke who tries to alert his military higher ups of the impending zombie attack at the cost of detention and Bryan Cranston has been tapped for an unnamed role. World War Z is scheduled to hit theaters on December 21, 2012.