Film is set up with Raimi, Block's QED
Morel, who gained notice for directing “Taken,” had also been in contention recently to helm Universal’s “Ouija” but is no longer a candidate for the project.
QED is financing “Earth Defense Force,” also dubbed “EDF,” centered on three alien fighters attack the planet, leaving the governments of the planet humiliated. Earth’s leaders respond by forming an alliance to create a fighting force in preparation for the next larger alien attack.
Morel is repped by WME and Artist Talent Management.