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Riz Ahmed & Octavia Spencer to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller 'Invasion'!

Riz Ahmed & Octavia Spencer to Star in Sci-Fi Thriller 'Invasion'!

Riz Ahmed and Octavia Spencer will star in a new film!

The two actors have been cast in Invasion, a sci-fi thriller from BAFTA-winning UK filmmaker Michael Pearce, Deadline confirmed on Wednesday (July 29).

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“I can also reveal that Amazon Studios has taken worldwide rights to the project and will produce alongside American Animals outfit Raw and UK funder Film4, which backed development,” the outlet reported.

Here’s a plot summary: “It follows two young brothers who go on the run with their father, a decorated Marine, who is trying to protect them from an unhuman threat. As the journey takes them in increasingly dangerous and unexpected directions, the boys will need to confront hard truths and leave their childhood behind. Ahmed is playing the Marine while Spencer is a probation officer who helps to bring him home. The film is aiming to shoot in the States this year.”

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