henry-jackmanHenry Jackman is set to score the upcoming action adventure The 5th Wave. The film is directed by J Blakeson (The Disappearance of Alice Creed) and stars Chloë Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson,” Ron Livingston, Maggie Siff, Alex Roe, Maika Monroe, Zackary Arthur and Live Schreiber. The movie based on the young adult novel by Rick Yancey is set in the present day after four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated and follows a 16-year-old girl who is on the run and desperately trying to save her younger brother. Susannah Grant (Erin Brockovich, Charlotte’s Web, 28 Days) has written the screenplay. Tobey Maguire is producing the project with Graham King (The Aviator, The Departed, The Town), Lynn Harris and Matthew Plouffe (Z for Zachariah). The 5th Wave is set to be released on January 29, 2016 by Sony Pictures.

Jackman’s upcoming projects also include Chris Columbus’ Pixels starring Adam Sandler and Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War.