Signature Entertainment has acquired U.K. and Ireland authorities to sci-fi thriller “The Astronaut,” starring Emma Roberts (“We’re nan Millers”) and Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix”), from Highland Film Group.
Written and directed by Jess Varley (“Phobias”) successful her solo directorial and penning debut, nan movie follows astronaut Sam Walker (Roberts) who, upon returning from her first abstraction mission, is recovered miraculously live successful a punctured capsule floating heavy disconnected nan seashore of nan Atlantic Ocean. General William Harris (Fishburne) arranges for her to beryllium placed nether aggravated NASA surveillance successful a precocious information location for rehabilitation and aesculapian testing. However, erstwhile disturbing occurrences statesman happening astir nan property, Walker fears that thing extraterrestrial has followed her backmost to Earth.
“The Astronaut is produced by Brad Fuller (“A Quiet Place,” “The Purge”), Eric B. Fleischman (“Sleight”) and Cameron Fuller (“The Girl successful nan Woods”).
The woody was negotiated betwixt Signature’s head of acquisitions and improvement Elizabeth Williams and Highland Film Group’s president of world income Todd Olsson.
Roberts is besides set to header drama “Hot Mess.”
Williams said: “We are proud to bring different value sci-fi movie to audiences successful nan U.K. and Ireland, this clip a gripping thrill-ride pinch Signature favourite Emma Roberts featuring a twist that will time off viewers breathless.”
Olsson added: “We are thrilled to person nan squad astatine Signature Entertainment travel connected committee to administer ‘The Astronaut.’ They are nan cleanable partner to present this riveting sci-fi thriller to audiences successful nan UK and Ireland, pinch a awesome formed led by Emma Roberts and Laurence Fishburne.”