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The film will be written by Robopocalypse author Daniel H. Wilson. Not much is known about the plot other than its being described as a sci-fi survival tale in the vein of Jack London, who wrote the classic survival stories Call of the Wild and White Fang.
Canadian director Anthony Scott Burns has been chosen to helm Alpha. It will be his feature debut as a director.
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- Philip Sticco
Brad Pitt has signed on to produce the sci-fi thriller Alpha through his Plan B Productions, with Canadian filmmaker Anthony Scott Burns set to make his feature directorial debut. It isn't known if Brad Pitt plans on starring in Alpha at this time, but he will produce with his Plan B partners Dede Gardner and Jeremy Kleiner.
Robopocalypse author Daniel H. Wilson came up with the original story and will write the screenplay himself. While no specific story details were given, the plot is said to be a sci-fi survival tale that is compared to the works of Jack London (Call of the Wild, White Fang).
Part of the pitch was a commercial for a fake company that is central to the story, which Anthony Scott Burns shot himself. While Alpha will mark the Toronto-based filmmaker's directorial debut, he garnered attention for directing a fan-made trailer entitled Tron Destiny, and a short film entitled Manifold, »
The neck crust and the snot-flying sneezes gave the Thompson/Shannon clan (aka Honey Boo Boo) the title last year for Best Redneck TV Show. They get their second nomination in the 2014 Viewers Voice Award but they are up against some tough competition including Discovery’s new Alaskan Bush People, which has generated strong ratings and plenty of online chatter, as well as, Cmt’s highest-rated series ever Party Down South. Other noms in the category include Animal Planet’s own Turtleman for Call of the Wild and A&E’s ratings juggernaut Duck Dynasty. You decide what show deserves the crown of Best Redneck … Continue reading →
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- Channel Guide Staff
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