Thor Freudenthal Goes Upstairs

Commercials director Thor Freudenthal has been hired to direct “They Came From Upstairs” for 20th Century Fox reports Variety.

The story centers on a group of kids defending their vacation home in Maine from aliens who have invaded from upstairs.

Freudenthal also has experience in creature design, something he’ll be doing for “They Came From Upstairs.”

Penned by British scribe Mark Burton (“Madagascar,” “Wallace & Gromit”). Shooting is slated to begin in May.