Posted by GoreMaster Special Effects on August 18, 2009
Jarrod Sarafin - Mania.com
Columbia Pictures has a date in mind as to when Aaron Eckhart will fight off an alien invasion in the streets of Los Angeles. The studio has set their sci-fi action piece, Battle: Los Angeles, to premiere in theaters on February 18, 2011. At the moment, that’s the only wide release set for that weekend but as time moves forward we’re sure some other studio will line up one of their releases for the dame date.
The film will star Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Pena and Bridget Moynahan. Jonathan Liebesman is directing from a screenplay by Chris Bertolini and Scott Silver.
Plot Concept: “Battle: Los Angeles” revolves around a Marine staff sergeant (Eckhart) and his new platoon’s battle against an alien invasion on the streets of Los Angeles. Rodriguez will play Crpl. Adriana Santos, a member of a radio battalion. Pena plays the father of a boy the Marines find along the way, and Moynahan plays a veterinarian.
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Posted by GoreMaster Special Effects on August 3, 2009
Caleb Goellner – MTV News
When last we checked, word was Universal had scooped up Rick Remender’s “Fear Agent” for a potential motion picture. However, the media onslaught of Comic-Con merited updates on the properties making the rounds in Hollywood — and this gritty space drama was certainly no exception.
“Well ['Fear Agent'] still moving forward,” Remender told MTV News, “The press release that went out was a leak, it wasn’t official and it was missing a lot of details obviously.”
“I met with a couple of the guys involved in San Diego this past weekend and had a really good chat about it,” he expalined. “It looks like the home is going to be Universal. I don’t want to say anything definitive about any of the details yet, but it sounded like ‘Fear Agent’ might be a giant, $100 million movie.”
Remender’s optimism doesn’t seem to be solely the product of a proud creator either, as the current “Punisher” writer pointed to the current comic book-friendly climate in Hollywood and an audience appreciation for science fiction.
“It’s hard to believe, but I think that the status of the comic book industry has definitely helped. I don’t think that movies like the new ‘Star Trek’ hurt either where people can see that sort of high-octane science fiction with velocity and a pair of balls in terms of fun, there’s a large audience for it and it’s not being met,” said Remender.
While Remender said it was too early to officially talk casting, the writer maintained his previously mentioned preference for Jon Hamm or Aaron Eckhart in the film’s starring role as Heath Huston.
“Put either of those guys in [the film] and give them a flask of whiskey and put some Hank Williams on and I think you’ve got a pretty cool [movie] that would film well, potentially creating a franchise with some blockbuster potential,” he said
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Posted by GoreMaster Special Effects on July 30, 2009
By Borys Kit – HollywoodReporter.com
Michelle Rodriguez, Michael Pena and Bridget Moynahan have been recruited to join Columbia’s “Battle: Los Angeles.”
The sci-fi actioner, directed by Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Original Film’s Neal Moritz, stars Aaron Eckhart and is set to begin production in the fall.
“Battle” revolves around a Marine staff sergeant (Eckhart) and his new platoon’s battle against an alien invasion on the streets of Los Angeles.
Rodriguez will play Crpl. Adriana Santos, a member of a radio battalion.
Pena plays the father of a boy the Marines find along the way, and Moynahan plays a veterinarian.
“I’m thrilled to reunite with Michelle,” said Moritz, who worked with Rodriguez on “S.W.A.T.” and “The Fast and the Furious” movies. “Her intensity is just right for the platoon.”
Ori Marmur is overseeing for Original. Doug Belgrad and Sam Dickerman are overseeing for Columbia.
Rodriguez next appears in James Cameron’s sci-fi epic “Avatar” and will star and co-produce her first film, the historical drama “Tropico de Sangre,” through her production company Cheshire Kat. She is repped by UTA and the Collective.
Pena, who most recently appeared in “Observe and Report” with Seth Rogen, recently completed production on Werner Herzog and David Lynch’s psychological thriller “My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done.” He is repped by CAA and Management 360.
Moynahan, repped by WME and Brillstein Entertainment Partners, next appears in Fox’s “Ramona and Beezus,” starring opposite John Corbett and Ginnifer Goodwin.
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