Wolfgang Petersen Confirmed for Uprising

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A project first revealed way back in September on the writers pre-strike memo, Variety has now confirmed that Wolfgang Petersen is indeed directing the sci-fi thriller Uprising for Columbia Pictures.

Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher (Gladiator) are producing through their Sony-based Red Wagon shingle.

The story revolves around the resistance efforts of some citizens after Earth has been occupied by a powerful alien race.

Charles Leavitt (Blood Diamond) is writing the screenplay..