Netflix Nabs “Extinction” From Universal

Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to sci-fi thriller “Extinction” from Universal Pictures.

Michael Pena stars in the film as a husband who has a recurring nightmare of losing his family and that bad dream becomes a reality when the planet is invaded by a force bent on destruction.

Fighting for his and his family’s lives, he comes to realize an unknown strength to keep them safe from harm. Lizzy Caplan, Mike Colter, Emma Booth, Lilly Aspell, Israel Broussard and Lex Shrapnel co-star.

The film was originally set to be released last month, but was pulled from the schedule two months before its release date and with no publicity material released so far.

Ben Young (“Hounds of Love”) helms the film which was written by Spenser Cohen and Bradley Calen Kane. Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman will produce.

Source: Variety