Director Scott Derrickson Producer TBA Screenwriter David Scarpa
Studio 20th Century Fox Starring Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Connolly, Kathy Bates, Jaden Smith, Jon Hamm, Kyle Chandler Genre Sci-Fi, Thriller MPAA Rating TBA
The Day the Earth Stood Still is 20th Century Fox's contemporary reinvention of its 1951 classic. Keanu Reeves portrays Klaatu, an alien whose arrival on our planet triggers a global upheaval. As governments and scientists race to unravel the mystery behind the visitor's appearance, a woman (Jennifer Connelly) and her young stepson get caught up in his mission - and come to understand the ramifications of his being a self-described "friend to the Earth."