'Captain America' Director Joe Johnston Tapped For Alien-Invasion Film 'Extinction'

After a career that's included everything from dinosaurs and superheroes to desert adventures and werewolves, Captain America: The First Avenger director Joe Johnston is looking to add an alien-invasion movie to his filmography.

Heat Vision reports the Good Universe project, called Extinction, follows a man trying to save his family while aliens attack. Spenser Cohen wrote the script.

Johnston, who also directed The Rocketeer and The Wolfman, will next release the office thriller Not Safe for Work and Gotti: In the Shadow of My Father.

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