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Attack The Block – Movie Trailer


We love Nick Frost, he’s funny. Whether he’s in Hyperdrive, Spaced, Shaun of the Dead or The Boat That Rocked, he’s got great comic timing and a charm that is undeniable. We hope he’s also going to be awesome in this upcoming teen-targeted sci-fi actioner, Attack The Block!  It’s set in a council estate, which to non U.K. folks, basically means a high-rise full of the lower class “chavs”. (or as i like to think of it, TOWER OF BOGANS!) I can only imagine this might be a bit like “Misfits” meets “PAUL”? (Now there’s a thought!) It looks like fun and if Frost is up to his usual antics, we’re there!


Attack The Block is a fast, funny, frightening action adventure movie that pits a teen gang against an invasion of savage alien monsters. It turns a housing estate into a SCI-FI PLAYGROUND. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And weapon wielding teenage thugs into heroes. Think ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 only with monsters and a tower block. Or LA HAINE crossed with ALIENS. It’s inner city versus outer space.

Trainee nurse Sam is walking home to her flat in a scary South London tower block when she’s robbed by a gang of masked, hooded youths. She’s saved when the gang are distracted by a bright meteorite, which falls from the sky and hits a nearby parked car. Sam flees, just before the gang are attacked by a small alien creature that leaps from the wreckage. The gang chase the creature and kill it, dragging its ghoulish carcass to the top of the block, with they treat as their territory.

While Sam and the police hunt for the gang, a second wave of meteors fall. Confident of victory against such feeble invaders, the gang grab weapons, mount bikes and mopeds, and set out to defend their turf. But this time the creatures are bigger. Much bigger. Savage, shadowy and bestial, they are hunting their fallen comrade and nothing will stand in their way. THE ESTATE IS ABOUT TO BECOME A BATTLEGROUND. And the bunch of no-hope kids who just attacked Sam are about to become her, and the block’s, only hope.


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Is this kinda thing for you?  Or maybe its more aimed at your younger siblings or kids?  How would aussie bogans fight back against an invading Alien force? (no prizes for saying: Tomorrow When The War Began)  Feedback folks and let us know what you think!

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David Quinn is a writer, artist, film-maker, performer and general all-round-nice-guy who lives and works out of Launceston, Tasmania. He's lived in Tasmania all of his life but is lucky enough to have been to the UK, France, and South Africa in his younger days. He has written short films, co-authored video games, advised on feature scripts and television shows as well as advertising campaigns. He is also a regular performer on both stage and screen. One day he will make his fortune out of all this malarkey. ONE DAY......

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