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D.J. Caruso in talks for sci-fi INVERTIGO

John Mulhern

March 29th, 2012

There are some directors, despite the way some of their films have gone, that you can't help but root for. For me, D.J. Caruso is one of those filmmakers. I was so caught off guard by DISTURBIA, the modern day re-imaginging of REAR WINDOW, and was compelled by its charm and great performances. His follow-up films, EAGLE EYE and I AM NUMBER FOUR, didn't quite pack the same punch.

Now Caruso is in talks for a new sci-fi picture called INVERTIGO.

The film follows the crash of a NASA satellite into New York City, which releases a “reverse-G vortex," which would then invert gravity. A team must go in and stop the vortex, or there could be disastrous consequences. I'm having a hard time picturing this in a movie, but I mean that in a completely good way. I really dig this idea, and think it could make for a really cool movie.

Although I have been wanting Caruso to go back to something a little bit smaller, more contained, like DISTURBIA, I really do like the idea of him being involved in this project.

What do you guys think of the plot? Is Caruso a good match for it?

Source Deadline via Cinemablend

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  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZGEB7CUNMDXAQV2LSPNE5HZ4CE Michae

    Oh my god! I just read this and I am extremely shocked. I wrote an outline for a film exactly like this three years ago and pitched it to both Sony and Ehren Krueger who I had met through a friend when I was desperately trying to break into hollywood. I’ve been told to turn it into a book but now I’m not so sure. It was called Inverted

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