I’ve been tracking Attack the Block pretty closely so far, and providing I can keep the scent, I’ll be up its backside until the premiere. According to director Joe Cornish, the film is “a lean, mean action adventure movie that pits a teen gang against an invasion of savage alien creatures” and “a comic book fantasy set where you’d least expect to find one”. I’ve made comparisons to Shaun of the Dead, but somebody rather more close to the production has told me it’s a bit more like the first twenty minutes of Clockwork Orange meets The Warriors.

At last, we’ve got a confirmed list of members of the film’s cast and crew. This not only includes Nick Frost and Luke Treadaway, as I’ve previously mentioned, but also Jodie Whittaker of Venus and Perrier’s Bounty. The other announced names are all newcomers. After the break I’ll dish a little on the roles these actors have been given, plus plenty more spoiler-free info.

Read More »