The 5th Wave Chloë Grace Moretz fights alien invasion

Chloë Grace Moretz cast in alien invasion thriller The 5th Wave

Chloe MoretzChloë Grace Moretz has been cast in the starring role of alien invasion thriller The 5th Wave.

Arrow In The Head reports that the star of Kick-Ass, Dark Shadows and Carrie will lead the cast of the film based on Rick Yancey’s book.

“In this tense thriller, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, 16-year-old Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal 5th wave, Cassie meets a young man who may become her final hope.”

The 5th Wave is directed by J Blakeson, who previously gave us the Gemma Arterton kidnap drama The Disappearance Of Alice Creed.

You can buy The 5th Wave in paperback for £3.85 at Amazon.co.uk.