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Attack the Block Could Get a Sequel, American Remake, or TV Series

Attack the Block Could Get a Sequel, American Remake, or TV Series
Attack the Block has built up a devoted fan base since its theatrical release in late July, with many "Blockheads" already asking for a sequel. Director Joe Cornish revealed there are several ideas in play for a follow-up, one of which comes from star John Boyega. Here's what Joe Cornish had to say about John Boyega's Attack the Block sequel idea.

"[He] keeps coming up with amazing ideas. He has this image of a bigger alien attack on London, as if the attack we saw in Attack the Block was just the [first] wave and there's another wave of bigger creatures. And he described to me this image of Moses leading a whole army of hood kids across the Thames, next to the houses of Parliament. No, his image was even better. He had an image of Moses on a police horse. You know the police in London who have those horses they use in riots.
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Attack the Block Blu-ray and DVD Hit October 25th!

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Attack the Block Blu-ray and DVD Hit October 25th!
"It's an alien invasion, bruv - believe it" and it's coming to you from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. "Trust, fam!" Attack the Block will be invading your area on Blu-ray and DVD on October 25th, 2011. The film boasts an impressive roster, including fan favorites' co-star Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz), and his cinema brethren filmmaker Edgar Wright serving as executive producer. It also introduces audiences to a slew of UK newcomers, like writer/director Joe Cornish (The Adventures of Tintin: Secret of the Unicorn, co-written with Wright) and star John Boyega. Winner of the Audience Award for Midnighters at 2011 SXSW, Attack the Block is one of the best reviewed films of 2011 and has left an army of #Blockheads (the fan moniker for the film) chomping at the bit for this "must own" Blu-ray and DVD, both packed with extras, including cast and filmmaker commentaries and behind the scenes featurettes.
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Sdcc 2011 Exclusive: Joe Cornish Talks Attack the Block

Sdcc 2011 Exclusive: Joe Cornish Talks Attack the Block
We caught up with writer/director Joe Cornish to talk about one of the most buzzed about movies of Comic-Con 2011, Attack the Block. Check out our exclusive interview below!

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Attack the Block follows a gang of tough inner-city kids who rob Sam (Jodie Whittaker) as she is walking home in a scary South London tower block. She flees when the gang is attacked by a small alien creature which falls from the sky. While Sam and the police hunt for the gang, a second wave of creatures falls. The gang grabs weapons, mount bikes, and set out to defend their turf. But this time, the creatures are much bigger. Savage and bestial, nothing will stand in their way. And the bunch of no-hope kids who just attacked Sam are about to become her only hope.

Attack the Block comes to theaters July 29th,
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Exclusive: Joe Cornish on Attack the Block

ComingSoon.net's ShockTillYouDrop.com talked exclusively to writer/director Joe Cornish about Attack the Block , the film starring Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, Chris Wilson, Terry Notary, Maggie McCarthy, Jacey Sallés, Adam Leese, Sammy Williams, Karl Collins, Jumayn Hunter and Danielle Vitalis. Opening in theaters on July 29, Attack the Block is a fast funny, frightening action adventure movie that pits a teen gang against an invasion of savage alien monsters. It turns a London tower block into a fortress under siege, and a weapon wielding teenage thugs into heroes. It's inner city versus outer space. You can watch the interview by clicking here !
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'Attack the Block' Red-Band Trailer

Screen Gems has released the red-band trailer for writer/director Joe Cornish’s "Attack the Block," which has been spreading nothing but good word online.The film will be released on July 29, 2011."Attack the Block" stars Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, and Chris Wilson.Have a look at the trailer below and let us know what you think. I only regret not been able to go to tonight's screening in the NYC.The film follows a gang of tough inner-city kids who rob Sam (Whittaker) as she is walking home in a scary South London tower block. She flees when the gang is attacked by a small alien creature which falls from the sky. While Sam and the police hunt for the gang, a second wave of creatures falls. The gang grabs weapons, mount bikes, and set out to defend their turf.
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Attack the Block Gets July Stateside Release Date!

Attack the Block Gets July Stateside Release Date!
Attack the Block, which has been riding a wave of buzz ever since its debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival earlier in the year, will be released in North American theaters on July 29. We reported back in April that Screen Gems acquired the distribution rights to Attack the Block.

Attack the Block will receive some stiff competition for box office dollars that weekend, with three wide releases and several other indie platform releases already slated. Cowboys & Aliens, Crazy Stupid Love, and The Smurfs will all receive a wide release on July 29. Limited releases include The Devil's Double, The Guard, Good Neighbours, and the documentary Life in a Day.

The July 29 weekend is now shaping one to be one of the most crowded weekends all summer (or all year) at the box office.

Joe Cornish makes his directorial debut with Attack the Block, which centers on a rough-and-tumble group
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Attack the Block Moses Vs. Alien Photo

Attack the Block Moses Vs. Alien Photo
A new photo has arrived from director Joe Cornish's upcoming sci-fi adventure comedy Attack the Block, which finds street tough Moses (John Boyega) dunking one of the vicious alien beings into a waist basket. To get a better look at the nasty threat found at the heart of this much-praised cult classic in-the-making, check out the image below.

Attack the Block comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, Chris Wilson, Terry Notary. The film is directed by Joe Cornish.
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Second Attack the Block Poster

Second Attack the Block Poster
The second poster has just debuted for the upcoming sci-fi comedy Attack the Block, which hits U.K. theaters on May 11. An American release date has not been determined at this time. Take a look at this new one-sheet below, which features a glimpse at one of the aliens in Joe Cornish's upcoming adventure.

Attack the Block comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, Chris Wilson, Terry Notary. The film is directed by Joe Cornish.
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Attack the Block Character Featurettes

Attack the Block Character Featurettes
Did you want to know more about director Joe Cornish's upcoming sci-fi adventure Attack the Block? Well, we have five character featurettes that shine a spotlight on the young cast, including John Boyega as Moses, Alex Esmail as Pest, Simon Howard as Biggz, Franz Drameh as Dennis, and Leeon Jones as Jerome. Check out the videos below.

Click to watch Attack the Block: Moses Featurette!

Click to watch Attack the Block: Pest Featurette!

Click to watch Attack the Block: Biggz Featurette!

Click to watch Attack the Block: Dennis Featurette!

Click to watch Attack the Block: Jerome Featurette!

Attack the Block comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, Chris Wilson, Terry Notary. The film is directed by Joe Cornish.
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Second Attack the Block Trailer

Second Attack the Block Trailer
Directed by Joe Cornish, produced by Edgar Wright, and featuring Nick Frost, the new sci-fi thriller comedy Attack the Block might just be the biggest fanboy cult hit of the year. It has garnered copious amounts of praise since debuting at SXSW in March, and it has since been picked-up by Sony's Screen Gems for Us distribution. The second trailer has arrived, which you can check out in the clip below.

Click to watch Attack the Block Trailer #2!

Attack the Block comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, Chris Wilson, Terry Notary. The film is directed by Joe Cornish.
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Attack the Block Finds a Home at Screen Gems

Attack the Block Finds a Home at Screen Gems
Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (Spwa) announced today that it has acquired U.S. rights to Attack the Block written and directed by Joe Cornish. Screen Gems will distribute the highly regarded film which won the Midnight Feature Audience Award at this year's South By Southwest Film Festival. The announcement was made today by Spwa President Steve Bersch and Screen Gems' President Clint Culpepper.

The London-set action-adventure Attack the Block stars Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Leeon Jones, Simon Howard, Luke Treadaway, Jumayn Hunter, and Nick Frost. The Big Talk Pictures production was produced by Nira Park and James Wilson. Matthew Justice, Tessa Ross, Jenny Borgars, Will Clarke, Olivier Courson, and Edgar Wright executive produced.

Culpepper said, "Steve Bersch screened this film for me and I fell completely in love with it. The film is, at once, charming, scary, funny, hip, clever and completely hits its mark.
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Two Attack the Block Clips

Two Attack the Block Clips
The first two clips have been released for the highly-anticipated alien adventure Attack the Block, which doesn't have a domestic release date set at this time. Attack the Block will be released in the U.K. on May 13. Click on the video players below, which features the first alien kill and a creepy peep hole shot.

Attack the Block comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, Chris Wilson, Terry Notary. The film is directed by Joe Cornish.
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Attack the Block Poster!

Attack the Block Poster!
When we first offered up the trailer for the Edgar Wright produced, Joe Cornish directed sci-fi thriller Attack the Block, our readers did not respond kindly. The movie premiered at SXSW this past week, and was met with rave reviews. Most attendees are calling it the best film of the festival, and possibly the greatest genre thriller of the year. A new poster has been released for Attack the Block, which you can check out below. If you still feel its rubbish, that's too bad for you.

Attack the Block comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, Chris Wilson, Terry Notary. The film is directed by Joe Cornish.
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Attack the Block Trailer!

Attack the Block Trailer!
The first trailer for the British alien invasion flick Attack the Block has arrived. Joe Cornish makes his directorial debut with this rousing tale about a group of inner-city hoodies having to battle a nasty space menace. To get your first look at what is being called the next Shaun of the Dead (it even features Nick Frost), click on the clip below.

Click to watch Attack the Block!

Attack the Block comes to theaters in 2011 and stars Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Flaminia Cinque, Joey Ansah, Lee Nicholas Harris, Chris Wilson, Terry Notary. The film is directed by Joe Cornish.
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