Last April, it was announced that Steven Spielberg is preparing his return to science fiction with an upcoming original project on UFOs.

Spielberg will direct a UFO film, based on an original idea by the filmmaker himself, and with a script by David Koppwho has written the scripts for Spielberg films such as Jurassic Parkthe sequel The Lost World: Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Koepp will also write the script for the reboot that is being prepared Jurassic World.

Well, the most recent news confirms that said project signed its theatrical release for May 15, 2026, in the middle of the summer movie season. Your distributor is Universal Picturesaccording to reports from Variety.

The studio describes the film as “new original event movie”.

The media does not reveal that it is the UFO project, however it seems safe to assume that it is the same one.

Other details about the plot, cast, filming date and title have not been announced at this time.

After the release of the iconic Jaws (1975), Spielberg made his transition to science fiction cinema with the acclaimed Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) y E.T. (1982). Decades later she performed A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), War of the Worlds (2005), y Ready Player One (2018).

In 2023, Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment produced the Netflix docuseries, Encounterswhich explores true stories of human contact with otherworldly phenomena.

Will this be the film that returns Spielber to his crown as the king of blockbusters?


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