Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save 44%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Dwayne Johnson Ready To Rustle Up Big Trouble In Little China
Fox is hot for the remake
Sofia Coppola Swims Away From The Little Mermaid
She's no longer directing the live-action Universal tale
New Poster For The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2
Down with President Snow!
Arielle Holmes Finds American Honey
She'll appear with Shia LaBeouf in Andrea Arnold's next film
24 Spin-Off In Development
With a new hero as the focus
Eddie Redmayne Eyed As Fantastic Beasts Lead
Update: He's signed!
Terminator Genisys Clip Drives Online
Everything has changed...
Disney Shuts Down Tron 3
The second sequel won't be hitting the grid for now...
Colin Trevorrow Says He Won't Direct More Jurassic Park Films
'Different directors can give a different taste to each movie'
Roland Emmerich Adds William Fichtner To Independence Day 2
He'll play a top general
Michael Chiklis Gets Rupture
Joining Noomi Rapace in the sci-fi thriller
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
26 February 2015
New Writer For Tomb Raider Reboot
Evan Daugherty gets the gig
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Endless Love (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Magic Mike (2012)
Empire Star Rating
In Time (2011)
Empire Star Rating
Fright Night (2011)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New I Am Number Four Featurette Online
Behind the scenes with Caruso and co.

19 November 2010  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: Latino Review

submit to reddit

It's one of those clips that's basically a trailer with a tiny bit of talking-head making-of discussion, but a new featurette for teen sci-fi actioner I Am Number Four has just arrived online.

Director DJ Caruso (Disturbia, Eagle Eye), and young stars Alex Pettyfer and Dianna Agron provide their two-penn'orth on the story and the film's selling points, interspersed with a bit of behind-the-scenes and some glimpses of the finished action. We're getting Jumper flashbacks, but the alumni seem confident that the "action and the love story" are going to sweep us away.

The story, for those unaware so far, involves superpowered aliens-on-the-run, posing as American high school students in order to hide out, but finding that intergalactic planetary trouble has followed them. Pettyfer is the fourth of the aliens (hence the name), with the always excellent (except in Hitman, but that wasn't his fault) Timothy Olyphant as his Ben Kenobi.

I Am Number Four is an adaptation of the novel by "Pittacus Lore", a pseudonym for Jobie Hughes and Million Little Pieces fantasist James Frey, optioned well before the book's publication. The screenplay is by Smallville's Al Gough and Miles Miller, with subsequent tinkering by Buffy scribe Marti Noxon. It's out on February 18.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Exclusive: The Dark Knight Rises In May
So says Michael Caine
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets Leigh Whannell
On Insidious Chapter 3, the fate of Jigsaw and dropping the f-bomb

Classic Feature: The Change-Up
High-concept interview where Jason becomes Ryan and vice versa. Hilarity ensues

A Guide To Rick Baker: Monster Maker
Bidding farewell to a visual effects legend

Podcast #162: Hugh Laurie
Is there a doctor in the house?

Stoical Supermen: 10 Quiet Heroes That Get Stuff Done
Silent but deadly...

12 Of The Weirdest Things Jean-Claude Van Damme Has Done On Camera
Outside of his movies, that is...

Spooks: An Oral History
Cast and crew on the spy smash

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)