Cinéma-vérité style found footage flicks are all the rage lately thanks to their low production costs and usually profitable returns. Combine this with the resurgence of alien flicks and you’ve got box office gold, right? At least that’s what the people pumping things out are hoping for.
Our brothers in harm over at Bloody Disgusting are reporting that Matty Beckerman, executive producer of The Experiment and Isolation, is getting behind the camera for his directorial debut.
Currently untitled, the horror flick will be a found footage experience about aliens. Penned by Robert Alvin Lewis, the big news is that it is being produced by none other than Mike Fleiss, the man behind Shark Night 3D, Hostel, Hostel: Part II, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2003)! Cathy Beckerman (Isolation, The Experiment) also produces.
The movie will follow the Johnsons on a road trip to Florida where they land in the middle of a hurricane. They decide to take cover in North Carolina with relatives — only on the way their navigation goes wonky. They end up in the deep backwoods of the Appalachian Mountains where they come face to face with malevolent alien creatures. The film will be the shocking final footage of the Johnson family vacation…
More as it comes.
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