It looks a little arid and desert-y, but not any more than, say, a war against Al Qaeda. World War Z is an oral history based on dozens of accounts of the fictitious zombie war, so this is likely to be just one of several distinct sets, though it’s not known what the other ones will be. The rumor is, however, that the Battle of Yonkers will be the crux of the story. And this don’t look like Yonkers.
After some concern that the production wouldn’t go forward due to funding issues, it looks like we’ve got some definitive proof that it’s being made. I see cameras and everything.
Or course, we’ve got Brad Pitt donning his most handsome Spy Game-esque expat fashions, but beyond that, there are no readily recognizable faces or characters. Or zombies for that matter. Huh.