Dark Skies, the upcoming supernatural thriller from Blumhouse Productions (Paranormal Activity, Sinister) written and directed by Scott Stewart (Priest, Legion), continues to fill out its cast in advance of production beginning later this summer.
Josh Hamilton (The Bourne Identity, pictured) joins as the male lead opposite Keri Russell as well as the up and coming Dakota Goyo (Thor).
Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions are producing the film alongside Alliance Films which will fully finance the picture. Dimension Films will distribute the film in the U.S. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Alliance Films’ Charles Layton will executive produce. Alliance Films will distribute in Canada, in the UK (via its Momentum Pictures subsidiary) and in Spain (via Aurum). Octane, IM Global’s genre division, is handling international rights.
Dark Skies is described as a psychological thriller about a suburban couple whose lives become a nightmare when a terrifying alien presence enters their home each night to prey upon their children. Increasingly isolated from skeptical friends and neighbors, the couple is forced to take matters into their own hands to save their family.