Deadline report that Caruso will be taking the director’s chair for “Invertigo,” a sci-fi epic with a script by fanboy punching bag Ehren Kruger ("Transformers") and Bradley Cramp about a NASA satellite that crash-lands in New York City, creating a “reverse-G vortex” where gravity on earth becomes inverted. If a planned rescue attempt fails, then our planet is doomed. Original Films' Neal Moritz is on board to produce, with Daniel Bobkur and Cramp executive-producing, in what is sounding a lot like “Armageddon” by way of “Deep Impact,” only with a satellite instead of a meteor.
And this one is moving fast. THR reports that Sony has already slated the movie with a March 7, 2014 release date. We’re sure we’ll be hearing about the casting of this one fairly quickly.