Emile Hirsch set for Darkest Hour
Emile Hirsch has signed up to star in alien invasion thriller The Darkest Hour.
The Into The Wild actor will star alongside Juno's Olivia Thirlby in the movie about a group of teenagers who are travelling in Russia when they get caught up in a battle with visitors from another planet, Variety reports.
Chris Gorak will direct from a script he is co-writing with Josh Zetumer.
Producer Timur Bekmambetov has opened up a custom-built production facility in Moscow for the film to shoot this summer.