Universal Scores Michael Pena-Led “Extinction”

Universal Pictures has acquired the distribution rights to the Michael Pena-led sci-fi thriller “Extinction” at Good Universe and Mandeville Films.

Ben Young (“Hounds of Love”) helms the film in which Pena will play a man who has a recurring nightmare of losing his family.

When the planet is invaded by an alien force, the man discovers an unknown strength as he fights for his family’s survival.

Eric Heisserer (“Arrival”), Spenser Cohen (“Moonfall”) and Bradley Caleb Kane wrote the screenplay for the film, which will begin shooting in April. Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman will produce.

Source: Heat Vision