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Former Child Star Joshua Jackson's Cast as Captain of 'UFO'

November 23, 2009

"Fringe" (Dawson's Creek, The Mighty Ducks) star Joshua Jackson will topline "UFO," the feature film version of the British TV series that will be directed by visual effects wiz Matthew Gratzner.

Jackson will star as Paul Foster, a test pilot who joins S.H.A.D.O. (Supreme Headquarters Alien Defense Organization), a covert org built under a Hollywood studio that defends Earth against a race of aliens who have been abducting humans and using the body parts. The series was a cult hit in the '70s.

Pic is produced by Henri M. Kessler and Avi Haas, who have a first-look deal with the Robert Evans Co.  Read More