Max Minghella In The “Darkest Hour”

Max Minghella (“Agora,” “Bee Season”) is set to join the $40 million sci-fi thriller “The Darkest Hour” for New Regency and Summit Entertainment reports Variety.

The story follows a group of kids struggling to survive in Moscow after an alien invasion. Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Rachael Taylor and Joel Kinnaman also star.

Chris Gorak (“Right at Your Door”) directs from a script by Les Bohem and Jon Spaihts he re-wrote. Timur Bekmambetov and Tom Jacobson will produce with filming kicking off in Russia this Summer.