Release Date: 2012-11-21
Distributors: Open Road Films
Directors: Dan Bradley
Film Genre(s): Action
SYNOPSISScripted by Carl Ellsworth and Jeremy Passmore, this is a remake which sees a group of teenagers who form an impromptu insurgency when their town is invaded by Chinese and Russian soldiers. Quickly and without warning, the citizens find themselves prisoners and their town under enemy occupation. Determined to fight back, a group of young patriots seek refuge in the surrounding woods, training and reorganizing themselves into a guerrilla group of fighters. Taking inspiration from their high school mascot, they call themselves the Wolverines, banding together to protect one another, liberate their town from its captors, and take back their freedom. Peck will play Matt Eckert -- the role originated by Charlie Sheen -- the hotheaded younger brother of Hemsworth's Jed Eckert and star quarterback of their Spokane high school football team. Palicki will play Toni, the role first inhabited by Jennifer Grey. She's a tough fighter the brothers encounter who develops romantic feelings for Jed, a Marine home on leave and the group's unofficial leader.
- The Hollywood Reporter reports that Josh Peck and Adrianne Palicki have been cast in the pic which is set to begin filming in September. - 2009-06-16
- Variety reports that Jeffrey Dean Morgan is in final negotiations to join the cast. - 2009-09-13