Olivia Thirlby Joins “The Darkest Hour”

Olivia Thirlby (“The Wackness,” “Juno”) has scored a major role in the sci-fi actioneer “The Darkest Hour” for Summit Entertainment and New Regency says Heat Vision Blog.

The story follows a group of kids struggling to survive in Moscow after an alien invasion. Thirlby will play a rich girl trying to survive the attack who teams with others to defeat the invaders.

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 in June.