Betty and Barney Hill

Reports of alien abductions are common enough these days that we’re familiar with all the usual tropes. But someone had to be the first to call one in, and in 1961 that was Betty and Barney Hill. The New Hampshire couple claimed to have been captured by a UFO on the night of September 19, and then returned with missing memories.

Now, over half a century later, the Hills’ unusual encounter is finally getting the feature film treatment. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials producers Gotham/Principal will tell the Hill story in Captured, to be scripted by Dark Skies creator Bryce Zabel. More about the first reported alien abduction movie after the jump. Read More »