An interesting bit of news has developed over the course of the day. it was originally spotted in a Twitter post by Production Weekly that stated “James Cameron is developing a Shane Salerno-scripted sci-fi action script for Fox, described as an ‘event’ film set in the future.” After that, /Film remembered an old trade subscriber-only post that announced Fox purchasing a Salerno script that seems to fit the description and went to dig it up. Theoretically, these two connecting forces creates a foundation, possibly setting up Doomsday Protocol as a future Cameron project.
The 2008 trade post went a little something like this:
In a seven-figure deal, Fox has picked up Doomsday Protocol, an original spec by Shane Salerno. Plot details are being kept under wraps, but it is known to be an epic science fiction adventure in the vein of The Seven Samurai involving a group of aliens and humans with various abilities who are brought together to save Earth.
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