Los Angeles will survive the alien assault in this week's "Skyline"... if only so the city can be bombarded again in next March's "Battle: Los Angeles." Thankfully, it looks like L.A. will be a bit more prepared this time around, considering "Battle" is more of a war movie, sci-fi style.
The trailer doesn't give too much of the film's plot away, but it's fairly straightforward. Aliens descend on Los Angeles, and the Marines are called in to try to stop the invasion. In this case, the Marines are Aaron Eckhart, Michelle Rodriguez and Michael Peña (and thousands of others, of course -- those are just the ones we're supposed to care about). What is most notable about the trailer is that it presents the film first and foremost as a gritty war movie; badass extraterrestrials just happen to be the enemies. Read More...
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What's It Called: "Skyline"
What It's About: A group of friends in Los Angeles have a hard-partying night. They awaken to discover that aliens have arrived and that the city's residents have been abducted. Will the friends be next? Or will they single-handledly repel an alien invasion.
Who's In It: Eric Balfour, Scottie Thompson, Donald Faison. Directed by Brothers Strause (Greg and Colin).
Why You Should Care: Aliens abduct L.A.? Come on... who DOESN'T want to see that? Also-- Donald Faison was Turk on the TV show "Scrubs." Here's your chance to see him bringing on some blockbuster-scale action.
When You Can See It: November 12
12:09 pm Greg Strause and Colin Strause take the stage, saying how the idea of Skyline came to be. They said the idea came out of seeing the success of "Paranormal Activity."
12:10 pm Here's the footage! Read More...