Jonathan Liebesman to Direct ‘Battle: Los Angeles’

A sci-fi action film about an alien invasion for Columbia.

Jonathan Liebesman is in talks to direct Battle: Los Angeles, a sci-fi action film that Neal Moritz and his Original Films are producing for Columbia.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the story follows one Marine platoon's encounter in the battle against an alien invasion on the streets of Los Angeles.

The studio picked up the spec by Chris Bertolini pre-emptively in April, and Moritz was bullish on making it as soon as possible.

In August, Liebesman went out to locations in Santa Monica and downtown Los Angeles, shooting sequences and plates, and adding CGI aliens. He also created a pre-viz alien invasion sequence.

Battle: Los Angeles was released March 11th, 2011 and stars Aaron Eckhart, Ramon Rodriguez, Cory Hardrict, Gino Anthony Pesi, Ne-Yo, James Hiroyuki Liao, Bridget Moynahan, Noel Fisher. The film is directed by Jonathan Liebesman.

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Comments (10)

  1. T.Clark

    Sounds sweet

    lol Rad

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  2. strangeillusions

    If they're adding in CGI aliens - I wouldn't count on it...

    6 years agoby @strangeillusionsFlag

  3. Ebonsoul

    Probably the best doc*mented UFO happening ever . . hopefully they dont drift to far from what really happened.

    6 years agoby @ebonsoulFlag

  4. Radimus-83

    he is deff talkling about illegal aliens, who else would attack L.A!

    6 years agoby @radimus-83Flag

  5. Rama's SCREEN

    Battle against Aliens in Los Angeles..

    Ok, so this is Not another Immigration related movie :)

    6 years agoby @ramasscreen-comFlag

  6. ed_wood

    I'll need more info before I make up my mind on this one.

    6 years agoby @ed-woodFlag

  7. Space101

    This could be really good like it can be really cheezy

    6 years agoby @space101Flag

  8. Psycho

    This might be good.

    6 years agoby @physco-123Flag

  9. killerman200

    sounds good

    6 years agoby @killerman200Flag

  10. moviedirector88

    YEAH! F*CK YEAH! At last a mighty great alien movie!

    6 years agoby @moviedirector88Flag

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