From the producers of Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, ATTACK THE BLOCK follows a gang of tough inner-city kids who try to defend their turf against an invasion of savage alien creatures, turning a South London apartment complex into an extraterrestrial war zone.
There will be a special screening of the film on Thursday, July 21st at 10pm at Comic-Con 2011 in San Diego, CA, followed by a Q&A with one of the film’s stars John Boyega, writer/director Joe Cornish, and executive producer Edgar Wright. Starting today, fans can secure tickets, on a first come first serve basis, on the following sites: Ain’t It Cool News (www.aintitcool.com), Badass Digest (www.badassdigest.com), Collider (www.collider.com), and /Film (www.slashfilm.com). A limited number of tickets will also be available at the Sony booth on the convention center floor at Comic-Con. The film will hold a panel with Boyega, Cornish and Wright on Friday, July 22nd at 2:00pm in Hall H.
ATTACK THE BLOCK will be released in theaters on July 29th in the following markets: Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Chicago, Austin, San Francisco, and Toronto; it then will expand on August 19th to additional cities.
ATTACK THE BLOCK stars Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Leeon Jones, Simon Howard, Luke Treadaway, Jumayn Hunter, and Nick Frost. It was written and directed by Joe Cornish, and produced by Nira Park and James Wilson. Executive producers were Matthew Justice, Tessa Ross, Jenny Borgars, Will Clarke, Olivier Courson and Edgar Wright. This film has been rated R by the MPAA for the following reasons: creature violence, drug content and pervasive language.