World War Z’ Sequel to Be Written by HUMANITAS Winner Steven Knight

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world-war-z-3Oscar-nominated scribe Steven Knight has been tapped to write Paramount and Skydance’s sequel to “World War Z,” sources confirm.

The hiring of Knight comes weeks after it was announced that Pitt was in early talks to star in an untitled World War II romantic thriller, also written by Knight. That project does not have a distributor.

Knight most recently helmed Tom Hardy in “Locke” and was nominated for an Oscar in 2004 for “Dirty Pretty Things.”

Read more at Variety: http://variety.com/2014/film/news/world-war-z-sequel-to-be-written-by-steven-knight-1201195332/