Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions today announced that the studio will distribute Starship Troopers: Invasion, a new installment in the hugely popular global sci-fi action phenomenon based on the novel Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein. Currently in production in Japan by Sola Digital Arts, Inc., and planned for a worldwide release in the Summer of 2012, this state-of-the-art CGI-animated feature is being directed by Shinji Aramaki, acclaimed director of the animated hits Appleseed, Appleseed Ex Machina and Halo Legends.
We have your exclusive first look at the poster for Starship Troopers: Invasion, which you can check out below. To visit www.starshiptroopersinvasion-movie.com and learn more about this exciting project:
In Starship Troopers: Invasion, a distant Federation outpost protected by the Starship John A. Warden comes under attack by bugs and the team on Fast Attack Ship Alesia is assigned to help evacuate the survivors and bring military intelligence safely back to Earth. Before the attack ship can rendezvous with the starship, Carl Jenkins, now at the ministry of Paranormal Warfare, takes the starship on a clandestine mission and goes missing in the nebula. The battle-hardened troopers are then charged with a rescue mission that may have much more sinister consequences than they ever could have imagined.
Starship Troopers: Invasion is being produced by Joseph Chou (Appleseed Ex Machina; Halo Legends), and Executive Produced by Edward Neumeier (Starship Troopers franchise, Robocop franchise) and Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers 3: Marauder, The Omega Code, Sleepy Hollow). The screenplay was written by Flint Dille (The Transformers: The Movie, Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay video game, G.I. Joe TV series).
More information, artwork, and a production blog are now available at www.starshiptroopersinvasion-movie.com.
Starship Troopers: Invasion will be released worldwide the summer of 2012.
Starship Troopers: Invasion was released August 28th, 2012 and stars Leraldo Anzaldua, Luci Christian, Melissa Davis, Justin Doran, David Matranga, Emily Neves, David Wald. The film is directed by Shinji Aramaki.