Olivia Thirlby Fights Off Aliens in The Darkest Hour
With Right at Your Door director Chris Gorak proved that he knew how to do a lot with a little in terms of money to work with. It's going to be pretty sweet to see what the talented director can come up with armed with a budget and a plan that finds New Regency partnering with Summit Entertainment to bring us a 28 Days Later-like thriller about a group of kids struggling to survive in Russia after an alien invasion.
The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision Blog broke the news regarding just who one of those hapless kids will be -- the site reports that Olivia Thirlby (Juno) has scored a leading role in the flick as a trust fund girl trying to survive an alien attack who teams up with others to try to defeat the invaders.
Russian director Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Night Watch) will be serving as producer, and the film will be shooting in Russia this summer at Bekmambetov's own personal facilities.
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