Normally, when an alien parasite takes control of a human host, we’re deep into horror movie territory. In the case of Aliens Ate My Homework, however, viewers can look forward to a family-friendly film that may just serve as a gateway for budding sci-fi/thriller fans. Based on the bestselling novel by Bruce Coville, look for Aliens Ate My Homework on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital HD beginning March 6th.
Many fans of sci-fi and horror will want to peep the film for no other reason than because William Shatner narrates. Check out the trailer and synopsis below.
The film follows two middle school students looking for an alien outlaw hiding on Earth. Aliens Ate My Homework is based on book one in Coville’s Rod Allbright and the Galactic Patrol series. Coville’s four-book series has sold over 17 million copies worldwide. Universal 1440 Entertainment is producing the film. It is to be the first in a series based on Coville’s novels.
Aliens Ate My Homework is directed by Sean McNamara (The King’s Daughter). In addition to Shatner (Star Trek), the film also stars Jayden Greig (The Shape of Water), Lauren McNamara (Summer of Dreams), Kirsten Robek (The Edge of Seventeen), Dan Payne (Star Trek Beyond, Watchmen), Ty Consiglio (Wonder) and Alex Zahara (The Man in the High Castle).
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