The Plot: Set in contemporary France, this Anglo-French reimagining of H. G. Wells classic in the style of Walking Dead follows pockets of survivors forced to team up after an apocalyptic extra-terrestrial strike.
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Stars: Léa Drucker, Gabriel Byrne, Bayo Gbadamosi
Director: Howard Overman
A French observatory receives signals from space which shock the world. Something is hunting the survivors. Group of survivors hides in a hospital, but their enemy is close. The survivors make some disarming discoveries not only about the aliens but also about themselves. Mokrani goes on the offensive, taking the fight to the aliens. Chloe's past catches up with her. Cracks start to show as the survivors find different ways to cope. Jonathan's increasingly perturbed by Sacha's strange behavior. The survivors seek solace while analyzing the enemy. Some of the survivors realize they may have some kind of strange connection with the enemy. In desperation, the survivors try to bury their dead, somehow fight back and finally locate an enemy vessel, but many questions remain unanswered. Chloe, Sacha and Jonathan have made it to London and continue their search for Jonathan's family, with Sacha certain of their survival due his continuous dreams about Emily. At the Observatory, Mokrani and Catherine clash over the fate of Micah, whom Catherine sees as a vital source of information. Micah reveals to Catherine that she needs to find Bill Ward. The latter, meanwhile, tries to find out more about Emily, still beset with visions of Adina, the alien leader urging her to kill Bill. Jonathan finally finds his family. Without telling Emily or her parents anything, Bill decides with Zoe to test Emily the bioweapon he hopes he can use against the Aliens. Catherine, for her part, has had difficulty managing her grief since Mokrani's death. She now has one thing on her mind: to find out who Bill Ward is and find him. Sophia is ready to help him, but Nathan hesitates. Catherine, Nathan and Sophia make their way to London, accompanied by Victor, a survivor encountered by chance. Along the way, the dangers multiply. Sacha's feelings for Emily intensify and the young man's behavior becomes more and more disturbing. Feeling particularly threatened, Bill is forced to flee. Bill forms an uneasy alliance with one of the aliens. Bill makes a request that puts Zoe in danger. Catherine and Bill are finally united in London. Catherine, Sophia, Zoe and the other survivors finally reunited prepare for the ultimate attack. But it is Bill who is the only one who holds the fate of mankind in his hands, provided he is helped by Isla.