I Am Number Four Trailer: If James Frey and Michael Bay Remade Twilight


The teaser trailer has been released for the new sci-fi drama I Am Number Four, a Michael Bay–produced adaptation of the young-adult series by Jobie Hughes and famed A Million Little Pieces fabulist/vocoder-wielding alien James Frey. The primary takeaway? Boys, here is your Twilight saga. This time, the beautiful high-school outsiders are aliens who've fallen to Earth, and hero John Smith (rising Brit Alex Pettyfer, whose American debut in Beastly was delayed from this summer to next March) is simultaneously on the run from extraterrestrial assassins, wooing Dianna Agron from Glee, and discovering telekinetic superpowers that he appears to have stolen from Sookie on True Blood. As directed by D.J. Caruso (Eagle Eye), it looks like a serviceable spring programmer in the Jumper vein, most notable for its groundbreaking assertion that hunky, lovelorn aliens are the new hunky, lovelorn vampires. Progress!