Betty and Barney Hill Alien Abduction Case Is Making A Debut To The Big Screen

By Sohini Biswas | 2 years ago
Betty and Barney Hill Alien Abduction Case Is Making A Debut To The Big Screen

Betty and Barney Hill, real life story of world’s first archived important alien abduction is being adapted for a debut to the cinemas. Find out!

Succeeding the 1947 ‘Roswell Incident’, America was grasped by Unidentified Flying Object and alien delirium. An unspecified number of Earthlings started to delineate unusual alien activities and it continued until Hill’s, filed the first ever case of alien abduction, cites Movie Pilot.

Almost half a century later, the Hills are getting a chance to narrate their eccentric anecdote to the world through the cinemas. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Gotham/Principal – one of the producer companies of “Maze Runner,” along with Bryce Zabel and Jackie Zabel and their Stellar Production have joined together to produce Betty and Barney Hill’s story named “Captured”.

“Captured” recounts the anecdote of an interracial duo, Betty and Barney Hill from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, who allegedly said of being arrested by a flying saucer at the night of September 19, 1961. The Hills asserted that throughout the alien hijack, they were examined by extraterrestrial life-form, and they came back to survival with misplaced reminiscence that was later recovered under hypnotism.

The script of this adaption shall be rooted on a factual book ‘Captured’ written by physicist Stanton Friedman and Betty Hill’s niece, Kathleen Marden, while the script for the film will be penned by Bryce Zabel. Film-makers intent to shape the plot in a backdrop of Cold War persecution complex and the nation’s tussle over racism.

Eric Robinson, who will also co-produce the movie for Gotham/Principal says, “Captured is a true story that explores the birth of modern UFO lore through the eyes of the first Americans to report that they were kidnapped by aliens”

Already, in 1975 the Betty and Barney Hill alien abduction case has been transformed into a telefilm for television, in which James Earl Jones portrayed the character of Barney Hill, and now it’s being prepared for the cinemas.

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Photo Source: Wiki Commons/Betty and Barney Hill

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