Dean Devlin is set to direct and produce the sci-fi fantasy feature “Countdown” for his own Electric Entertainment label.
The story is based on a spec script by Steve Altiere (“Cats & Dogs”) and centers on a boy fascinated by space travel who recruits his friends and an eccentric NASA engineer to hatch an unbelievable plan to try and save his dying father.
Marc Roskin and Rachel Olschan will also produce and shooting will kick off shortly. Devlin will next direct and is in pre-production on the feature “Bad Samaritan” starring David Tennant and Robert Sheehan.
Source: Electric Entertainment