WHO’S IN IT?
Teo Halm (film debut), Brian Bradley (Person of Interest), Reese Hartwig (The Muppets), Ella Wahlestedt (Army Wives), Jason Gray-Stanford (A Beautiful Mind), Cassius Willis (Lakeview Terrace), Drake Kemper (Beautiful Boy), Tiffany Espensen (Repo Men), Mary Pat Gleason (I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry), Virginia Louise Smith (Towelhead), Myk Watford (No Country For Old Men)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Dave Green (film debut), director; Henry Gayden (film debut), writer; Ryan Kavanaugh (The Fighter) and Andrew Panay (Wedding Crashers), producers; Joseph Trapanese (The Raid 2), composer; Maxime Alexandre (The Hills Have Eyes), cinematographer; Carsten Kurpanek (Fort Bliss) and Crispin Struthers (American Hustle), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A group of kids receive a series of bizarre, encrypted messages and set out to find the source. Once there, they find an alien creature that they nickname Echo, and they soon realise that Echo desperately needs their help to get back to his home planet…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Earth To Echo is a classic children’s sci-fi story with a modern found-footage approach, making it a timely update which should provoke interest in its execution.