Dullal, who worked as a VFX supervisor on "The Dark Knight," "Hellboy 2" and the mini-series "The Bible," will direct from his own screenplay. Shot as a faux-documentary, Dullal's 14-minute short chronicles a space agency of the near future's first contact with extraterrestrial beings and the mysterious repercussions of the encounter.
Armory/Benderspinkweiner is planning an early 2014 start date for the production and is underwriting the project via its recently established film fund.
Benderspink's comedy "We're the Millers" opens Aug. 7. It recently set up "Criminal" with Millennium Films.
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