Sure, Johnston has directed his share of stinkers, such as Jurassic Park III, The Wolfman, The Pagemaster and Hidalgo, but he also has credits on the original Star Wars trilogy, and how many working filmmakers can say that?
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Captain America: The First Avenger helmer Joe Johnston is set to Starfall, a big budget sci-fi pic from screenwriter David Coggashell. The film is set up at Wanda’s newly constructed mega-studio Qingdao Studios.
When a young lawyer stays late at work, he finds himself fighting for his life against a deadly thief who has broken into the law firm with an unknown purpose.
Logline: When Peter’s dreams about an alien invasion become reality, he fights desperately to protect his family while on the run from the invading forces. Along the way, he starts to question the reality of the world he’s living in, leading to a final reveal that flips the table on him and the audience.
Logline: Horrified by the newsreel footage of the Nazis in Europe, Steve Rogers is inspired to enlist in the army. However, because of his frailty and sickness, Rogers gets rejected, but later offered the opportunity to take part in a special experiment called Operation: Rebirth. After weeks of tests, Rogers is administered the Super-Solider Serum and bombarded by “vita-rays,” awakening from the treatment as Captain America. Armed with his indestructible shield and battle savvy, Captain America embarks on a war against evil.