The Purge franchise’s Frank Grillo stars in director Liam O’Donnell’s Beyond Skyline, which looks bonkers. The latest trailers have all been impressive, and now these previously shared new images hark back to classics such as Predator and Alien. In the newly released trailer, it also hits every other recent sci-fi sweet spot from Transformers to Prometheus, Pacific Rim, Independence Day, and even Jurassic Park.
After premiering at the upcoming Cinepocalypse in Chicago this coming November, Vertical Entertainment will go Beyond Skyline on December 15, 2017.
In the film,
When the population of Los Angeles is vacuumed off the face of the earth, Detective Mark Corley (Frank Grillo) storms his way onto an alien ship to rescue his estranged son. But after crashing the ship in Southeast Asia, he must forge an alliance with a band of survivors to discover the key to saving his son and taking back the planet once and for all.
The full cast includes Bojana Novakovic (Drag Me to Hell, Devil), Jonny Weston (Under the Bed, Project Almanac), Iko Uwais, Callan Mulvey, Antonio Fargas, Pamelyn Chee, Yayan Ruhian, Jacob Vargas, Valentine Payen, Betty Gabriel, Jack Chausse, and Kevin O’Donnell. O’Donnell also wrote the film.