Fede Alvarez says he spent about $300 to make a film short about titanic robots invading his home country Uruguay. It was worth his time and effort:
Well, apparently nothing gets by Hollywood these days. The lucky duck told the BBC, “I uploaded ‘Ataque de Panico!’ on a Thursday and on Monday my inbox was totally full of emails from Hollywood studios.” Long story short, a bidding war ensued. The offer he pocketed: A $30 million deal with Sam “Spiderman” Raimi’s Ghost House Pictures. That’s a nice return on investment.
Without further ado, let’s bring on the robots and explosions.