Did The Chronicle open the floodgates? Paramount greenlit Attach,a science fiction spec script by Chris Gorak, the longtime production designer who directed The Darkest Hour, on the strength of some effects tests. It's described as similar to The Chronicle, with a "big visual concept" and young cast. And cheap,… » 10/22/13 12:18pm 10/22/13 12:18pm

The Darkest Hour has the best alien warning signs since District 9

When the aliens from The Darkest Hour attack our American heroes stranded in Moscow, they cascade in on a ball of lightning whips and pure energy. At least that's what it looks like — but what are the rules for surviving this alien attack? » 11/29/11 1:23pm 11/29/11 1:23pm

Watch aliens rip apart Russian club kids in a new Darkest Hour

Watch Emile Hirsch and his pack of twentysomething American buddies just get ripped to shreds by an electric alien army while trapped in Russia. What's Russian for "You can't beat the dredge!" » 11/21/11 10:05am 11/21/11 10:05am

First trailer for The Darkest Hour unleashes lightning-powered alien…

Watch the first trailer for director Chris Gorak (Right at Your Door) alien invasion flick The Darkest Hour, with Emile Hirsch facing a pack of invisible electricity-hungry aliens. In Moscow. » 8/03/11 10:00am 8/03/11 10:00am

The Darkest Hour promises aliens who are truly alien

We got a sneak preview of Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov's new production, an alien invasion flick set in Moscow called The Darkest Hour. Directed by Chris Gorak and starring Emile Hirsch (Speed Racer) and Max Minghella, the movie is about five Americans stranded in Moscow when a seemingly unstoppable alien… » 7/24/11 10:00am 7/24/11 10:00am

First look at The Darkest Hour's shocking alien art by Ben Templesmith

Get a glimpse at how the alien invaders in Timur Bekmambetov's new film The Darkest Hour will shock the human race into submission! What kind of horrific death is this? Take a look! » 7/21/11 9:30am 7/21/11 9:30am

First look at The Darkest Hour's shocking alien art by Ben Templesmith

Get a glimpse at how the alien invaders in Timur Bekmambetov's new film The Darkest Hour will shock the human race into submission! What kind of horrific death is this? Take a look! » 7/21/11 9:30am 7/21/11 9:30am

An Alien Invasion Flick From the Director of "Wanted"? Yes, Please

Sure, there are tons of "take me to your leader" movies on the horizon, but the news that the hyper-stylish Timur Bekmambetov is saddling up to produce The Darkest Hour is good indeed. » 4/06/10 12:30pm 4/06/10 12:30pm