very unpleasant, inescapable
and seemingly indestructible aliens
have targeted Earth for a shocking
purpose that could mean the end of life
as we know it in the all-action, edge-of-
your-seat sci-fi blockbuster Skyline...
WHERE DO YOU RUN TO WHEN there is an alien invasion and it seems like the
enemy can hunt you down anywhere and everywhere? That is the dilemma facing
a group of friends who wake up one morning to find that we are not alone.
Elaine (Scottie Thompson: Star Trek) and Jarrod (Eric Balfour: 24;
Chain Saw Massacre) have gone to Los Angeles for a weekend away with friends
Terry (Donald Faison: Scrubs) and Candice (Brittany Daniel: Sweet
Valley High) in their luxury penthouse. There is friction between Candice
and Terry over his assistant, Denise (Crystal Read: Crazy, Stupid Love)
and Elaine has discovered she is pregnant, just when it looks as if Jarrod's
ambitions may be realised.
Terry has become successful and wealthy and would like Jarrod to join him in
LA, although Elaine has reservations about the move. After a night partying
to celebrate Terry's birthday, the friends wake up to see a disturbing, eerie
blue glow shining into the apartment and Jarrod is drawn towards it. His skin
has begun to change and he looks as if he is in a trance. His friends pull him
back and he recovers, but very soon they will have more to worry about.
Intense blue flares are dropping down among the city lights and high-risers
of Los Angeles. As they look out of the window, they are horrified to see massive
alien spaceships have blotted out the LA skyline, sucking people up from the
streets and from the buildings. It is as if this terrifying, extraterrestrial
force will swallow up everybody. The phones are dead, the television stations
are broadcasting news feeds of empty chairs and they are helpless. It may only
be a matter of hours before we are all gone.
Terry suggests they make a dash for his boat but the aliens have other ideas.
Strange creatures are everywhere, searching the buildings and sending probes
in to find the last survivors. There is seemingly no escape and even the military,
now on the scene and fighting back, is suffering heavy losses. The creatures
appear to be indestructible.
Trapped in the building with philosophical concierge Oliver (David Zayas: Dexter;
The Expendables), it seems that the friends have nowhere to go. With no
running water, no help at hand and no safe way out of the building, it is up
to the individuals to use every survival instinct they can muster in order to
escape capture by the monstrous creatures that are scouring the city to find
every single human being.
Don't open the blinds. The end of the world is at handů and it's just outside
the window. Prepare to be mesmerised by the spine-tingling threat from the skies
in the stunning sci-fi thriller Skyline.
Skyline is a terrifying journey into Man's fear of the Unknown; a high
velocity, special-effects extravaganza that resonates with feelings of urban
panic in dangerous times. Visual-Effects masters The Brothers Strause (AVPR,
Aliens vs Predator: Requiem) direct, produce and finance Skyline, a spectacular
and chilling independent film of epic proportions. The Strause's company Hydraulx
is responsible for the visual effects for Avatar, 2012, Iron Man 2, The Curious
Case of Benjamin Button and 300. Watch Skyline and you'll
realise why there just has to be a Skyline2!
Skyline also features Neil Hopkins (Lost) as Ray. Director of Photography
is Michael Watson; Music Composed by Matthew Margeson; cleverly Written by Joshua
Cordes and Liam O'Donnell; spot-on Casting by Liz Dean; Creatures Designed imaginatively
by Alec Gillis and Tom Woodruff Jr; Executive Producers: Brian Tyler, Brett
Ratner, Brian Kavanagh Jones; Produced by Kristian James Andresen and Liam O'Donnell;
Produced and Directed perfectly by VEX Specialists The Brothers Strause (Greg
and Colin Strause).
Whatever you do, don't look into the blue
light as the fatally-attractive and petrifying alien invasion thriller Skyline
descends onto DVD and Blu-ray on 21 March 2011. Certificate: 15 | Includes Free
Digital Copy Download.
DVD & Blu-ray Extras Include Deleted, Alternate and Extended Scenes
| Pre-Visualization Trailers | Feature and Bonus Audio Commentaries.
"Prepare to be mesmerised by the spine-tingling threat from the skies in the
stunning sci-fi thriller Skyline" Maggie Woods, MotorBar