NEW YORK (June 18, 2013)--Thousands of fans brought Times Square to a standstill as they gathered to catch a glimpse of Brad Pitt at the premiere of "World War Z."
Pitt, 49, took his time on the appropriately-designed "Z-shaped" red carpet, often breaking away to sign autographs.
Pitt stars and produced the apocalyptic thriller based on the book by Max Brooks.
He plays a former United Nations investigator who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is threatening to decimate humanity.
His partner and mother of his children, Angelina Jolie, serves as a U.N. Ambassador.