HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – August 2, 2013 – “The suspense is killer!” (Peter Travers,
Rolling Stone) in the fast-paced, pulse-pounding epic WORLD WAR Z, debuting on Blu-ray,
Blu-ray 3D™, DVD and On Demand on September 17, 2013. The pandemic begins one week
. Due to overwhelming demand, the film has been digitally remastered into the immersive IMAX®
3D format and will be released in select IMAX theaters early on Digital September 10th
domestically for an exclusive one-week running beginning today.
Starring international superstar Brad Pitt and based on the best-selling and wildly
popular novel, WORLD WAR Z took audiences by storm and was hailed by critics as
“thrilling, epic and spectacular” (Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly) and the “most
gratifying action spectacle in years!” (David Denby, The New Yorker). The tense and thrilling
film follows a former United Nations investigator (Pitt) as he helps stop the chaotic pandemic
that has gripped populations around the world. WORLD WAR Z features stunning visual
effects and edge-of-your-seat action and suspense that take the Zombie apocalypse
phenomenon to a more extreme and electrifying level.
What it includes:
· Feature film in high definition (Unrated version)
· Origins—The filmmakers discuss collaborating with renowned actor/producer Brad Pitt to create a Zombie film the likes of which have never been seen.
· Looking to Science—Explore the scientific realities of Zombie behavior in nature and learn more about Zombies in literature and film.
· WWZ: Production
o Outbreak—Go on set with Brad Pitt and director Marc Forster for a behind-the-scenes look at the film’s breathtaking first attack in Philadelphia.
o The Journey Begins—Delve deeper into Gerry’s fight for survival during the dramatic escape in South Korea.
o Behind The Wall—Explore the epic scene in Jerusalem and discover the incredible logistics of creating the elaborate stunts and crowd sequences.
o Camouflage—Experience the final confrontation between Gerry and the Zombies and discover the phenomenal scope of the film’s production.
· Feature film in standard definition (Theatrical version)
“I’m really excited for fans to see the new unrated version of WORLD WAR Z on
Blu-ray,” said producer and star Brad Pitt. “We were thrilled with the audience response to
the film in theaters and wanted to give viewers even more of the action and intensity that they
loved when they watch the film at home.”
WORLD WAR Z will be available on Blu-ray Combo or Blu-ray 3D Combo with an
Unrated Cut packed with even more thrills and action too intense for theaters, along with the
theatrical version of the film. The combo packs feature UltraViolet™ and boast in-depth looks
at the making of the film, the seamless blending of practical and digital effects, the science
behind the Zombie outbreak and much more. The film will also be available as a single-disc