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AFM ’11: ‘The Last Days on Mars’ a Good Version of ‘Apollo 18’?

Irish helmer Ruairi Robinson – one of my favorite indie/commercial directors – is set to direct his first feature film The Last Days on Mars, based on a script by Clive Dawson, which Focus Features Intl. will be pre-selling to buyers at the American Film Market this week, reports Variety.

The thriller, which was previously titled The Animators, “follows the story of an astronaut crew on Mars on the verge of a major breakthrough having collected rock specimens that reveal microscopic evidence of life.

In their last hours on the planet, two astronauts go back to a cavernous valley on the surface of Mars to collect further evidence for their discovery, but a routine excavation turns deadly when one of them falls to his death and his body is taken as a host and re-animated by the very life form they sought to discover.

Pic is skedded to lense in early 2012 on location in Jordan and Shepperton Studios in the U.K.


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This Week in Horror - June 26, 2017 - The Evil Within 2, Jason...

The Evil Within 2 was shown at E3, Victor Miller is trying to get the rights back to Jason Voorhees, and Saw: Legacy has an official title! It's This Week in Horror with Whitney Moore!

Posted by Bloody Disgusting on Monday, June 26, 2017

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