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‘World War Z’ Movie vs. Book: 4 Huge Differences

‘World War Z’ Movie vs. Book: 4 Huge Differences

'World War Z': the movie and the book have little in common (Photo: Paramount/Crown) The fact that "World War Z " didn't turn out to be the incoherent, unwatchable disaster its much-publicized production problems seemed to herald has been the main subject of discussion regarding the epic Brad Pitt zombie action thriller. But let's not forget the somewhat smaller undead elephant in the room: This is an adaptation of "World War Z," the 2006 book by Max Brooks, essentially in name only. "That's pretty much all it has," Brooks said in 2012 , indicating that the title is the only thing Pitt's film has in common with his book. Pitt's production company, Plan B, waded through a bidding war with Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way in 2006, eventually winning the movie rights to Brooks's "World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War" for $1 million. Max Brooks, 'World War Z' book auth...

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