Louis Leterrier is apparently in some sort of competition with Roland Emmerich to see who can make the worst disaster film ever, and Leterrier stands to win if he films this epic where Earth loses its gravity. Your move, Emmerich.
Pajiba is reporting that Leterrier is in talks to direct a film titled Gravity. Note this is not the same film as Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity, which is starring Robert Downey Jr. This film, which aims to be the new The Core, is about actual gravity.
Pajiba describes this masterpiece the making:
Get this: Gravity is being described as a disaster film in the vein of The Day After Tomorrow meets Taken. OK. A that's a weird combination. How do you combine those two films? Here's how: It's about a father who has to search for his lost child as the world stops spinning and Earth begins to lose its gravity.
Yikes, that just sounds terrible. Is everyone wet all the time, because all the water is now evaporated? Do people die when they let go and go careening into the atmosphere? What about all the animals — are they stuck in the atmosphere with lost humans, all just hangin' out? Who knows? Now watch the big Hollywood meeting that probably inspired this truly Oscar-worthy film: