Posted November 3, 2014 by Jom Guiao in Movies/TV

Rick Yancey’s “THE 5TH WAVE” begins production

The production of Rick Yancey’s bestselling young adult novel, “THE 5TH WAVE” has now begun. The film will be directed by Pitch Perfect‘s J Blakeson and will be produced by Tobey Maguire (Spiderman, Seabiscuit, The Great Gatsby), Graham King (Argo, The Departed), Matthew Plouffe ( It’s Kind of a Funny Story, 9). Denis O’Sullivan and Richard Middleton are the executive producers.



Starring Chloe Grace Moretz (Kick-ass, The Equalizer, Carrie) as Cassie, the movie is set in the present day. Four waves of increasingly deadly attacks by alien invaders have devastated the human race. Cassie is on the run and is trying to save her brother from the 5th wave. Her last chance maybe all up to a young man whom she meets before the arrival of the next wave.

Sony Press Release:

In The 5th Wave, set in the present day, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, 16-year-old Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie meets a young man who may become her final hope.

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