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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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SXSW 2011: Review - Attack the Block

According to our own Drew Tinnin, the new horror mash-up from Joe Cornish, Attack the Block, is nothing short of an absolute show-stopper! Read on for our full review!

Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Maggie McCarthy and Danielle Vitalis all star in this latest slice of extraterrestrial terror from the UK.

For more check out the Attack the Block Facebook page, and keep your eye on the Attack the Block website.

Synopsis

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 housing estate into a sci-fi playground. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And weapon-wielding teenage thugs into heroes. Think Assault On Precinct 13 only with monsters and a tower block. Or La Haine crossed with Aliens. It's inner city versus outer space.

Trainee nurse Sam is walking home to
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SXSW 2011: Kids on a Rampage in New Attack the Block Stills

Three more stills have come our way for Joe Cornish's (actor; Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) new alien invasion flick, Attack the Block, which is gearing up to play the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas; and we have them for you full of eye-popping color!

Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Maggie McCarthy and Danielle Vitalis all star in this latest slice of extraterrestrial terror from the UK.

Check out more courtesy of the official Attack the Block Facebook page, and keep your eye on the Attack the Block website.

Synopsis

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 housing estate into a Sci-fi Playground. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And weapon-wielding teenage thugs into heroes. Think Assault On Precinct 13 only with monsters and a tower block.
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A Youth Gang Faces and Triumphs Over Alien Creatures in this Trailer for Attack the Block

Attack the Block is a sci-fi thriller, which is being released by Optimum Releasing this year. The first territory to see this creatures-gone-wild feature is the United Kingdom, with a May 11th theatrical release. Other territory showings are soon to be announced. The film itself pits a youth gang against a group of alien marauders. This second group crashes lands in East London and here they find an equally aggressive race. Check out the tongue-in-cheek trailer below, from the producers of Shaun of the Dead (James Biddle, Nira Park).

The synopsis for Attack the Block is here:

"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 housing estate into a sci-fi playground. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And teenage street kids into heroes. It’s inner city versus outer
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SXSW 2011: New Attack the Block Trailer Looks Like a Blast

There's nothing wrong with having a little fun, and the new trailer for Joe Cornish's (actor; Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) new alien invasion flick, Attack the Block, which is gearing up to play the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, looks like fun indeed.

Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Maggie McCarthy and Danielle Vitalis all star in this latest slice of extraterrestrial terror from the UK.

Check out the first stills below courtesy of the official Attack the Block Facebook page, keep your eye on the Attack the Block website, and then dig on the trailer courtesy of Empire Online.

Synopsis

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 housing estate into a Sci-fi Playground. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And weapon-wielding teenage thugs into heroes.
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SXSW 2011: Aliens Ready to Attack the Block in the UK

Another alien invasion flick is on its way, this one written and directed by Joe Cornish (actor; Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz) and featuring an urban slant. Which is far better than a suburban slant, but not quite as cool as a sharp ninety-degree slant. What the hell was I talking about again? Oh, yeah! Aliens!

Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway, Maggie McCarthy and Danielle Vitalis all star in this latest slice of extraterrestrial terror from the UK.

Check out the first stills below courtesy of the official Attack the Block Facebook page and the first art and detailed synopsis from Twitch Film.

Attack the Block premieres next month at the SXSW Film Festival.

Synopsis

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 housing estate into a Sci-fi Playground. A
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