Here's an action-packed teaser for the full-length trailer, due later this week

The first clip from Brad Pitt‘s new zombie movie World War Z has emerged – scroll down to watch it.

The short but action-packed clip is actually a teaser for the first full-length trailer, which premieres on US TV show Entertainment Tonight this Thursday (November 8), before appearing online straight afterwards.

World War Z stars Pitt as a United Nations employee combing the globe for information to halt a zombie epidemic which is destroying nations across the world. It is based on the acclaimed 2006 horror novel of the same name by Max Brooks.

It is the latest film from director Marc Forster, whose previous credits include Quantum Of Solace, Finding Neverland and Monster’s Ball. Shooting took place last year (2011) in various European locations including Glasgow, Cornwall, Budapest and Malta.

Alongside Pitt, the cast also includes Breaking Bad‘s Bryan Cranston, Mireille Enos from The Killing and 24 actor James Badge Dale. The film is scheduled to open in cinemas in the UK and US on June 13, 2013.