The film stars Brad Pitt as a UN worker trying to stop a zombie apocalypse

The new World War Z trailer set to premiere during the Super Bowl this Sunday (February 3) has appeared online early. Scroll down and click ‘play’ to watch the action-packed clip.

World War Z stars Brad Pitt as Gerry Lane, a UN employee combing the globe for information to stop a zombie epidemic which is already destroying whole nations. The film is based on the acclaimed 2006 novel of the same name by Max Brooks.

It’s 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. World War Z is scheduled to open in UK cinemas on June 13.

Meanwhile, five other movies are set to unveil new footage during Sunday’s Super Bowl: Star Trek Into Darkness, Fast And Furious 6, The Lone Ranger, Oz: The Great And Powerful and Iron Man 3. A sneak preview from Iron Man 3‘s Super Bowl clip has already appeared online and you can watch it here.