‘Alien Sleeper Cell’ Gets Rewrite From Justin Monjo; James McTiegue To Helm
EXCLUSIVE: Justin Monjo is set to rewrite Alien Sleeper Cell, a sci-fi spy alien invasion thriller that has V For Vendetta‘s James McTiegue attached to direct. The film’s financing is being facilitated by Solidarity, the new company formed by Joni Sighvatsson. Sighvatsson is teamed with Prime Universe Films’ Adrian Askarieh on the picture and they will produce. Felipe Lenz and Fran McIntyre will be executive producers. Monjo is rewriting an original draft by Morgan Davis Foehl. Monjo won an Australian Writers Guild’s AWGIE Award and has upcoming scripting credits. Storm Boy is shooting in Australia with Geoffrey Rush and Jai Courtney starring for director Shawn Seet, for release next year by Studio Canal. Jungle, which Greg McLean directed starring Daniel Radcliffe, opened the 2017 Melbourne film festival and will open in the US in October. He is represented by ICM Partners, Heroes and Villains and attorney Ryan Nord/Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof + Fishman.