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World War Z adding Mireille Enos to its cast

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Marc Forster’s epic-sounding zombie epic World War Z is looking to add Mireille Enos to its cast list.

The actress has become something of an overnight sensation thanks to her role in AMC’s new series The Killing , in which she plays the show’s lead homicide detective.

World War Z already has Brad Pitt in place to star, and follows the fall-out from a zombie apocalypse as mercenaries, US government officials and Palestinians all attempt to survive.

Enos would play the part of Pitt’s wife, while Pitt himself is playing a U.N. worker. If Enos signs, it’ll be a serious boost to her already on-the-rise profile.

World War Z , based on the book by Max Brooks, is scheduled to begin filming this June across the globe, including shoots in London and Malta.