‘Attack The Block’, from the producers of ‘Shaun of the Dead’ and ‘Hot Fuzz’, follows a gang of tough inner-city kids who try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into an extraterrestrial war zone.
The well-reviewed sci-fi action/comedy film opened in theaters on Friday, July 29th in 7 markets: Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco, and Toronto.
On Friday, August 19th the film will expand to 6 additional markets – Boston, Orlando, Atlanta, Dallas, Washington, D.C., and a sixth market that will be chosen by the fans! Starting now, fans can vote on ‘Attack The Block’s official Facebook page for their city to be the chosen as the 15th market in which the film will open in on August 19th. The cities up for consideration are: Philadelphia, Detroit, Miami, Houston, Phoenix, San Diego, Denver, Portalnd, Cleveland, and Minneapolis. The results will be posted on the movie’s Facebook page after voting has closed on Friday, August 5th at 12 pm PST.
‘Attack The Block’ stars Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Leeon Jones, Simon Howard, Luke Treadaway, Jumayn Hunter, and Nick Frost. It was written and directed by Joe Cornish. This is Cornish’s first feature and he’s also writing the script for Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’ feature film set for 2014. In the Marvel Universe, ‘Ant-Man’, created by Jack ‘The King’ Kirby and Stan Lee, is a biochemist and sometimes Avenger Hank Pym.
Great tagline: “Inner city vs. Outer space”