Occupation: Rainfall Austrailian Sci-Fi Debuts At 2018 American Film Market
Occupation: Rainfall Film Details
Director: Luke Sparke
Writer: Luke Sparke, Felix Williamson
Release Date: TBA
Release Format: TBA
MPAA Rating: TBA
Genre: Action Science Fiction
Running Time: TBA
Two years into an intergalactic invasion of earth, survivors in Sydney, Australia, fight back in a desperate ground war. As causalities mount by the day, the resistance and their unexpected allies, uncover a plot that could see the war come to a decisive end. With the Alien invaders hell-bent on making earth their new home, the race is on to save mankind.
The Action, Science Fiction film, Occupation had great success in Austrailian cinemas. It was no surprise to hear news of an immediate sequel and perhaps an expanding franchise. Film Mode Entertainment announces the premiere of Occupation: Rainfall at this year’s American Film Market (AFM) event. Filmmaker Luke Sparke pulled no stops in crafting a compelling narrative. According to the press release Occupation: Rainfall features;
….extraordinary postproduction and mind-blowing visual effects by many world-renowned VFX houses, whose credits include Star Wars, Blade Runner and more.
The cast for Occupation: Rainfall features A-list talent including Actor Ken Jeong and Daniel Gillies. The duo will join the Temuera Morrison, Dan Ewing, Stephany Jacobsen, Aaron Jeffery, Zac Garred, Charles Mesure and Trystan Go all of whom were cast of the first installment, Occupation.
Occupation: Rainfall is in production. Filming will occur in and/or around the Australian areas of Hunter Valley and the Gold Coast.
Luke Sparke joins a growing list of Austrailian filmmakers that are putting a spotlight on the region with their Horror, Science Fiction, and Thriller based contributions. Other Horror related content announced at the 2018 American Film Market (AFM) includes the Psychological Thrillers The Haunting of Sharon Tate, and Room For Rent and the Horror, Sci-Fi reboot, Rabid.
“We’re building a whole new world with Occupation: Rainfall. What excites me going into this is to jump into the action a few years into an Alien occupation – what’s that world look like? And how can we make it different from past films in the same genre?”
“We’ve gathered a worldclass crew and are adding some fantastic actors to the Occupation family. It’s massive!”
Luke Sparke Director, Co-Writer Occupation Rainfall
“We are extremely excited about the follow up to what has already proven to be a huge success all over the world. This is a testament not only to Luke’s talent as a filmmaker but also to audiences’ hunger for entertaining and well-produced films. With even bigger F/X and more at stake on the screen, Occupation: Rainfall is going to conquer the marketplace.”
Clay Epstein, President Film Mode Entertainment
“We see massive growth potential for the franchise, the Occupation team did an amazing job with the first film so we naturally wanted to be on-board for the sequel. Working together we hope to deliver the biggest science fiction blockbuster Australian audiences have ever seen.”
Grant Hardie, Producer Monster Pictures