In Search of Tomorrow: The Latest Starfighter Exclusive Clip

Faded away stranger things something fierce? Do not worry! Filmmaker David Wiener (In search of darkness Parts I, II and III) contains exactly the remedy you are looking for with looking for tomorrow. Currently on sale by August 7, the five-hour documentary delves into the most beloved and influential sci-fi movies of the 1980s. check, but something tells us they would.

SYFY WIRE is delighted to present an exclusive extract dedicated to the years 1984 The Last Starfighterwhich almost certainly laid the foundation for Dean Parisot Galactic Questby Chris Columbus pixeland Ernest Cline Armada featuring the story of a young man (played by Lance Guest) recruited to fight in an intergalactic war based on his exemplary video game skills. Written by Jonathan R. Betuel and directed by original Michael Myers actor Nick Castle, the film didn’t do any damage. At the box officebut found new life and a massive cult following after coming on home video.

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The Last Starfighter is one of those ’80s ‘secret handshake’ sci-fi movies,” Wiener, who produced the documentary alongside Robin Block, told SYFY WIRE. “You’ve seen it in theaters, on VHS or on cable and you loved it – or it completely passed you by. Capitalizing on the pure love of star wars saga and its incredible influence, Nick Castle’s under-the-radar film is notable for its cutting-edge CGI effects, but also for its Capra-esque quality that lends heart to the story – and elevates it from rejection. star wars clone to a warm and original adventure. It was a real pleasure to reunite Castle with its on-screen stars, Lance Guest and Catherine Mary Stewart, for In search of tomorrow. Their collective love for the film shines through. »

A sequel to The Last Starfighter is currently in active development of Betuel and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story scribe, Gary Whitta. Last spring, Whitta created a sizzle reel early concept art developed by Matt Allsopp.

Viewers can get their hands on a copy of looking for tomorrow with a flash sale from today to Sunday August 5th. Purchase options include a physical media edition (Blu-ray, cover, three exclusive posters, sticker pack) and a digital copy. Click here for more details.

The film features never-before-seen interviews with genre titans like Ivan Reitman, Billy Dee Williams, Peter Weller, Dee Wallace, Nancy Allen, Paul Verhoeven, John Carpenter, Walter Koenig, Nicholas Meyer, Wil Wheaton, Adam Nimoy, Jesse Ventura, Joe Dante, Bob Gale, Gene Simmons, Kurtwood Smith, Carrie Henn, Joey Cramer, Alex Winter, Sean Young, Sam J. Jones, John Dykstra, Phil Tippett, Dennis Muren, Lance Guest, Julie Brown, Vernon Wells, Clancy Brown, Sarah Douglas, and more.

Looking to indulge your love of Reagan-era retro sci-fi? Check out titles like Battle Beyond the Stars and The Toxic Avenger on Peacock.

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