Spielberg's Role: [tbd]
US Release Date: 1998
"A few minutes ago the united
states ambassadors to every country of the world
told the leaders of those nations what I'm about
to tell you. Comets are still headed for earth."
we've been planning for the worst, so I hope you'll
bear with me and listen to what I have to say. To
ensure the continuation of our way of life, we've
been preparing a network of immense caves. And we
can put a million people in them, underground for
two years. On August 10th we are going to hold a
national lottery. A computer will randomly select
800,000 Americans to join the 200,000 scientist,
teachers, soldiers, and artists who have already
"In addition, the United States
and Russia, have been building the largest
spaceship ever constructed to stop the comets. We
will prevail. Life will go on."
The world must deal with the unthinkable as Heaven and
Earth collide. If you don't mind spoilers, you should
read one of these articles by The Los Angeles Times
or Movie Web.
There is also a short article by Time about the real
threat of E.L.E.
Spielberg is the Executive Producer for the film. Mimi
Leder from the Peacemaker will be Directing, and James
Horner will be creating the musical score. The Budget was
$75 million. E! Online had a story about the
success of Deep Impact in its opening weekend ($41million).
The strong cast includes, Oscar winner, Robert Duvall,
Bad Boy's Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, and three
time Oscar nominee, Morgan Freeman.
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