One film we might all be able to look forward to this holiday season is the new sci-fi action thriller, Spectral, which was reportedly aiming for a theatrical release this summer that never came through. Instead, the film is heading to Netflix with a premiere date set for December 9 Legendary Pictures according to a new report this week at Deadline.
Nic Mathieu, making his feature debut at the helm, storied with Ian Fried followed by scriptwork from George Nolfi which sees a DARPA scientist escorted into a battle-scarred, war-torn city by a Special Ops team of Delta Force where they end up facing off with mysterious phantom aggressors who’ve been the cause of a series of inexplicable deaths. James Badge Dale, Emily Mortimer and Bruce Greenwood star.
Jillian Share produced the film for its shoot in and around Budapest, Hungary, with Peter Jackson’s Weta Workshop and Weta Digital providing the respective on-set futuristic weapons and visual effects, the latter courtesy of Oscar winners Joe Letteri and Erik Winquist. Deadpool and Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice music maestro Junkie XL is scoring.