Principal photography beganin London yesterday [Monday] on DNA Films and Fox Searchlight's sci-fico-production The Untitled Sunshine Project, which reunites the companies with Danny Boyle andAlex Garland, the director-writer team behind the worldwide zombie hit 28Days Later and The Beach.
Set 50 years in the futurewhen a rapidly dying sun is threatening the extinction of mankind, a team ofastronauts is dispatched on a perilous mission to revive the star.
Things begin to unravelafter an accident and a fatal mistake and when the crew receives a distressbeacon from a missing spaceship they begin to question their sanity.
Michelle Yeoh, CillianMurphy, Fantastic Four's ChrisEvans, Rose Byrne, Cliff Curtis, Troy Garity, Hiroyuki Sanada and Benedict Wongstar.
Andrew Macdonald willproduce the project through DNA Films. Fox Searchlight's vice president ofproduction Joshua Deighton will oversee for the studio.
"DNA films are delighted tocontinue our relationship with Danny Boyle and Alex Garland by producing andfinancing their exciting science fiction film," Macdonald said.