Martian Child movie trailer - starring John Cusack, Joan Cusack, Oliver Platt, Amanda Peet, Sophie Okonedo, Bobby Coleman. Directed by Menno Meyjes. Theatrical Release Date: 11/2/2007
What parents need to know before their kids see Martian Child.
The romantic drama Martian Child stars John Cusack as a recently widowed science fiction writer who forms an unlikely family with a close friend (Amanda Peet) and a young boy he adopts that claims to be from Mars. The new couple ignores some sage parenting advice from the widower s sister (Joan Cusack) and gets more than they bargained for when a series of strange occurrences lead them to believe that the child s claim may be true. Based on an award-winning short story by sci-fi luminary David Gerrold, Martian Child is directed by Menno Meyjes and produced by David Kirschner, Corey Sienega and Ed Elbert. The film is scheduled for an June 29, 2007 release.
David Gordon (John Cusack) has just lost his wife Mary and is looking to adopt a young boy named Dennis (Bobby Coleman) who believes he is from Mars. After adopting the boy from Sophie (Sophie Okonedo), he manages to bring Dennis out of the Amazon box in which he stays to hide from the sun.