Disney Schedules ‘The Surrogates’ For September
The Surrogates, the movie based on the Top Shelf miniseries, starring Bruce Willis, Ving Rhames and Radha Mitchell has been given a September 25, 2009 release date by Disney.
The movie is based on the miniseries by Robert Venditti and Brett Weldele which was released in 2005 and is a “science fiction thriller set in a future society in which robot doppelganger’s can live out the lives of the humans in whose likenesses they were fashioned, so that the humans can experience life safely (though vicariously)” according to ICv2.
The film is being directed by Jonathan Mostow (Terminator 3) from a script by Michael Ferris and John Brancato.
A sequel, The Surrogates 2.0: Flesh and Bone, is scheduled for release in 2009.