Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment and Luke Sparke’s Sparke Films have just announced the next feature films in the sci-fi action thriller Occupation: Rainfall franchise, Occupation: Rainfall Chapter 2.

With the Cannes market in full swing, they’ve announced that the film will star Jeremy Piven (Judgment Night), Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers, The Pact), Tricia Helfer (“Battlestar Galactica”, “Van Helsing”), Liam McIntyre (“Spartacus”) and Danny Trejo (Machete).

Piven, Van Dien, Helfer, McIntyre and Trejo join the powerful ensemble of returning cast members including the voice of Jason Isaacs, Jet Tranter, Dan Ewing, Zac Garred, Charles Mesure, and Dena Kaplan.

In the sequel…

“Survival or extinction. Following the international success of ‘Occupation Rainfall’, comes the continuing chapters of the ‘Rainfall’ trilogy. Earth’s resistance is thrown into chaos as an ominous new threat ruthlessly hunts down the humans that are left, and any aliens who have joined them. With no clear leader and struggling to find common ground, the resistance finds itself on the brink of destruction. Aboard the Mothership, a group of survivors, plan to strike at the heart of the Alien threat – the Rainfall weapon – as the fate of all life hangs in the balance.”

The film is written and directed by Luke Sparke.

A third Rainfall is already in the works and is said to be filmed back-to-back in a custom-built LED volume stage.

Producers are Carly Sparke and Carmel Imrie. CoProducers are Alex Becconsall, Zac Garred, and Liam McIntyre. Executive Producers are Clay Epstein, Geoff Imrie and Luke Sparke.

Film Mode Entertainment is handling worldwide sales rights.

Pictured: Casper Van Dien in The Pact

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