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.

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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.

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.