Great news, we're finally going to see the space horror flick Europa Report! Magnet has purchased the rights to Sebastián Cordero's found footage film, starring Sharlto Copley. Set aboard a mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, the film makes good use of the crew's copious stationary cameras. Here's the full synopsis which gives away more clues than before:
A unique blend of documentary, alternative history and science fiction thriller, EUROPA REPORT follows a contemporary mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, to investigate the possible existence of alien life within our solar system. Developed in close collaboration with NASA, JPL, SpaceX and other leaders in the scientific community, the film imagines the next step in manned space exploration and is based on recent scientific discoveries and theories.
In the press release, Magnolia President Eamonn Bowles had this to say about the picture:
"EUROPA REPORT is an exceptionally smart, thrilling film that will be a revelation for space enthusiasts and science fiction fans alike. Its nuanced attention to scientific detail lends it an exciting quality that elevates it above the usual genre fare."