Tony Award® winner Alex Sharp (Best Actor in a Play, “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” 2015) stars alongside Emmy Award® winner Gillian Anderson (Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, “The X Files,” 1993) and Academy Award® nominee David Strathairn (Best Actor, Good Night, and Good Luck, 2005) in the edge-of-your-seat sci-fi thriller UFO, debuting on digital and DVD September 4 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. After a freak UFO sighting at a local airport, a college student searches for the truth while the government tries to cover it up. Written and directed by Ryan Eslinger (When a Man Falls), UFO also stars Ella Purnell (Miss Peregrine’s Home for the Peculiar Children) and Ben Beatty (Hail, Caesar!).
Derek (Alex Sharp) a brilliant college student, haunted by a childhood UFO sighting, believes that mysterious sightings reported at multiple airports across the United States areUFO’s. With the help of his girlfriend, Natalie (Ella Purnell), and his advanced mathematics professor, Dr. Hendricks (X-Files’ Gillian Anderson), Derek races to unravel the mystery with FBI special agent Franklin Ahls (David Strathairn) on his heels.
Written and Directed by Ryan Eslinger, UFO was produced by Jeffery Sharp, Tom Rice and Evan Hayes; and executive produced by Jim Kohlberg, Siegfried Harris and Dan Kaplow.
UFO has a run time of approximately 93 minutes and is rated PG-13 for some drug material and language.