Luke Cage frontman, actor Mike Colter is just months away from his ensemble appearance with the cast of Marvel’s The Defenders in August on Netflix. In the meantime, expect to hear further on his latest addition as an undisclosed character on the upcoming sci-fi thriller, Extinction.
He and actress Lizzie Caplan will be joined and led by actor Michael Peña who will play a man who discovers a unique strength to protect his family in the wake of a brutal invasion that threatens to make his worst nightmares come true. Ben Young, whose 2016 crime pic, Hounds Of Love, became a festival favorite in Venice that year, is directing from a script by Spenser Cohen, Brad Caleb Kane and Arrival scribe Eric Heisserer. Mandeville’s Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman are producing the film with Alexander Young executive producing next to Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake from Good Universe, and Erin Westerman overseeing. Anna Halberg will serve as co-producer.
Extinction will release on January 26, 2018 from Universal Pictures. (H/T: Variety)