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November 9, 2012 1:41 pm

New Brad Pitt Zombie Film Stars Israel (VIDEO)

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Brad Pitt with IDF soldiers in a scene from the film. Photo: Screenshot.

Brad Pitt as action hero will certainly excite a lot of people, which, lucky for them, is the role he plays in next summer’s “World War Z,” a zombie apocalypse film adapted from the book of the same title written by Mel Brooks’ son, Matt.

In the film, which had a budget of $125 million by the way, pretty much every country on the planet dismisses the threat of a zombie endemic except for…Israel. This leads to a nationwide quarantine and the closing of its borders to everyone except uninfected Jews and Palestinians.

Israeli actors Noa Bodner (Israel Defense Forces soldier), Gil Cohen-Alloro (IDF general) and Daniella Kertesz (IDF officer) have roles in the film, which is expected to hit theaters next June.

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Of course, through the magic of film nothing was actually filmed in Israel, but rather in Malta.

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  • Fist-o

    His name is MAX Brooks, not Matt. Jesus. Is the bare minimum of fact checking too much for you?

  • Rob

    Ahem.

    What exactly is a “Palestinian”?

  • EthanP

    I believe in the book the country that came out intact was Cuba.

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