Barry Sonnenfeld Planning to Direct 'Dominion: Dinosaurs vs. Aliens'
This summer the genre mash-up blockbuster Cowboys & Aliens is pitting, well, cowboys versus aliens. But we've also heard of forthcoming projects focusing on other genre specific battles including Zombies vs. Robots and even Boy Scouts vs. Zombies. Now Men in Black franchise director Barry Sonnenfeld is throwing his hat into the ring with yet another similar project in the form of Dominion: Dinosaurs Versus Aliens. Sonnenfeld is actually working with Liquid Comics and comic writer Grant Morrison to develop a graphic novel (a bigger version of the sneak peek above can be found right here) that will then become a feature film.
Sonnenfeld told Deadline, "Growing up, my fascination was all things dinosaur, and as an adult, I've had some success making films about aliens, so this is a dream come true." The project is said to chronicle a secret prehistoric world war battle where an alien invasion attacks Earth in the age of the dinosaurs. The prehistoric lizards end up being the planet's only hope and it turns out, they may be a lot more intelligt than previously realized. Hopefully that doesn't mean they have guns and ships, but with a film that will have aliens and dinosaurs fighting, anything can happen. Sounds a bit like pandering to nerds and geeks, but maybe this could work. Anyone interested?