Alien Invasion Thriller Finds Its Lead


He’s been Into the Wild

Emile Hirsch has joined Olivia Thirlby in New Regency and Summit Entertainment’s The Darkest Hour

The $40 million production is described as a 28 Days Later-like thriller about a group of kids struggling to survive in Russia after an alien invasion.

Chris Gorak (Right at Your Door) is set to direct from a script by Les Bohem and Jon Spaihts. Timur Bekmambetov and Tom Jacobson are producing.

Filming is scheduled to start in Moscow this June.

Source: Variety