Simon Kinberg And Neill Blomkamp Board Ruairi Robinson’s Sizzling Sci-Fi Project ‘The Leviathan’

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EXCLUSIVE: X-Men writer and producer Simon Kinberg imgreshas come on board Irish filmmaker Ruairi Robinson’s white hot sci-fi project The Leviathan as producer. Neill Blomkamp (Chappie) will also join the formidable creative team as exec producer. Jim Uhls (Fight Club) is penning the sceeenplay. Robinson’s 3-1/2 minute proof of concept video for The Leviathan has been an online sensation since its debut less than a week ago, notching 1.2 million plays on Vimeo and hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube.

Kinberg, who also serves as creative consultant on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, certainly has the sci-fi chops to take Robinson’s project all the way. A slew of big name producers had been lining up to meet with Robinson to pitch for the project but were blown out of the water once Kinberg moved decisively. Kinberg’s first-look deal with Fox also gives Robinson potential studio backing should they…

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