files/pictures/picture-35.jpgScreen Gems is set to release Joe Cornish's ATTACK THE BLOCK in the U.S., writes Heat Vision
. The teen sci-fi film follows a gang from South London who set out to defend their block from alien invaders while being hunted by the police for robbing a woman.
Cornish is a regular collaborator with Edgar Wright. He acted in HOT FUZZ and has teamed with Wright on the screenplays for THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN: THE SECRET OF THE UNICORN and ANT-MAN.
Wright exec produced BLOCK with Nira Park and James Wilson producing.
StudioCanal, Film4 and the UK Film Council funded the production.