Geostorm – Skydance Media – Electric Entertainment - Warner Bros. Pictures – Gerald Butler - Director Dean ...
Geostorm – Skydance Media – Electric Entertainment - Warner Bros. Pictures – Gerald Butler - Director Dean Devilin – Producers Dean Devilin, Dana Goldberg & Dana Ellison – Writers – Dean Devilin & Paul Guyot
Geostorm is a 2017 American disaster film directed, co-written, and produced by Dean Devlin as his feature film directorial debut. The film stars Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Abbie Cornish, Richard Schiff, Alexandra Maria Lara, Robert Sheehan, Daniel Wu, Eugenio Derbez, and Andy García. The plot follows a satellite designer who tries to save the world from a storm of epic proportions caused by malfunctioning climate-controlling satellites.
Principal photography began on October 20, 2014, in New Orleans, Louisiana. After poor test screenings, re-shoots took place in December 2016 under executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer, writer Laeta Kalogridis and new director Danny Cannon. The film is the first co-production between Skydance Media and Warner Bros. The film was released by Warner Bros. in the United States on October 20, 2017, in 2D, Real D 3D and IMAX 3D. Despite grossing $221 million worldwide the film was labeled a box office bomb given its $120 million budget, losing the studio $74 million, and received negative reviews, with criticism focused on the "uninspiring" story and "lackluster" visual effects.