Mireille Enos, who stars in the new AMC hit series The Killing, is in talks to star in World War Z alongside Brad Pitt for Paramount Pictures.

The actress would play the wife of Brad Pitt's character and mother of their two children. Brad Pitt plays a United Nations worker who interviews survivors of the zombie war that broke out 10 years earlier.

Marc Forster is directing World War Z from a screenplay by Matthew Michael Carnahan and J. Michael Straczynski. Production is scheduled to begin in June, with filming to take place in London, Malta and other international locales.

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This will be Mireille Enos' first major studio role, if she signs on. She has primarily worked in television, portraying Jodeen Marquart in Big Love along with several other guest-starring spots before taking on The Killing.