In what is being likened to aliens meets 28 Days Later, The Darkest Hour, is taking shape according to Deadline. It is a thriller about a group of kids in Russia struggling to survive after an alien invasion. Summit, New Regency and Fox have got behind it and the script has been knocking around since 2007. Timur Bekmambetov is producing with Tom Jacobson.
Chris Gorak is to direct it. According to Collider he directed 2006′s Right at Your Door. The cool news is that he was art director on Minority Report, Fight Club, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and Tombstone. All of them are great movies and have a great look so this has the potential to be a cool looking film.