Universal’s Extinction will hit theaters on January 26. The sci-fi thriller stars Lizzy Caplan and Michael Peña as a guy who must save his family from an otherworldly phenomenon. Directed by Ben Young, Extinction is written by Arrival Oscar nominee and WGA Award winner Eric Heisserer, Spenser Cohen and Brad Caleb Kane.
The pic is be produced by Mandeville’s Todd Lieberman & David Hoberman, who are coming off a hot weekend on Beauty and the Beast, which chalked up the sixth-best opening of all-time at the domestic B.O. with $174.8M. Mandeville’s Alexander Young will executive produce, alongside Nathan Kahane, Joe Drake, Erin Westerman and Kelli Konop of Good Universe.
Extinction will share an opening weekend with Open Road’s Show Dogs and Sony’s Proud Mary, which stars Billy Brown and Taraji P. Henson.