New Action-Packed Trailer for The Darkest Hour
12.07.11 by Ryan
The upcoming sci-fi movie The Darkest Hour has quite a bit of competition when it opens later this month, particularly from other action movies likes Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. While The Darkest Hour boasts an original story — a group of American tourists (Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella and Rachael Taylor) in Moscow witness the Earth being attacked by invisible aliens intent on absorbing the planet's energy — the movie doesn't have the name recognition of the sequels it will be competing against.
The latest trailer for The Darkest Hour may be the answer. Running at a brisk minute and one second, the trailer is filled with enough action and special effects that it may win over audience members despite not having an A-list actor like Tom Cruise or Robert Downey Jr. in the cast.
The Darkest Hour
was shot on location in Russia in 3-D under the direction of Chris Gorak
(Right at Your Door
). Russian director Timur Bekmambetov
, Day Watch
) produced. The screenplay was written by Jon Spaihts
), from a story he conceived with Leslie Bohem
) and M.T. Ahern