Invertigo

Upside Down Movie

The idea behind Invertigo is that gravity has reversed following a NASA probe crashing back down to earth in New York City. It’s a disaster film, so it’s a lot like Dante’s Peak if the volcano were actually the threat of flying off the face of the planet. Upside Down (see the above image (or below image depending on how you look at it)) tried messing with the gravitational pull, too, but it had a world designed for it instead of untethering ours for dramatic effect. Sony announced the project from screenwriters Bradley Cramp and Ehren Kruger a while back and attached director D.J. Caruso. I spoke with Caruso recently, and while everyone still seems hung up on his adaptation of “Preacher,” this one seems more likely to actually get made. Caruso confirmed as much, saying, “We’re trying to shoot the movie in the spring. . . we’ll finish the rest of the movie in Louisiana on the stages next summer. It’s looking very good, very positive that we’ll be tackling Invertigo in the spring.” Even with the high concept, the threat sounds like a major challenge. It’s hard to tell a story if everyone goes shrieking into the stratosphere all at once. Fortunately, Caruso also explained how the production plans to deal with and design the danger:

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