Knowing is an upcoming 2009 science fiction film directed by Alex Proyas and starring Nicolas Cage. The project was originally attached to a number of directors under Columbia Pictures, but it was placed in turnaround and eventually picked up by Escape Artists. Production was financially backed by Summit Entertainment, which will also distribute the film. Knowing was filmed in Melbourne, Australia, using various locations to represent the film’s setting, Boston. The film is scheduled to be released on March 20, 2009.
Plot: John Koestler (Cage), a professor, finds that the contents of a time capsule at his son’s elementary school make predictions of the future that have come true. The predictions lead the teacher to believe the world is ending, and that he and his son are involved in the apocalypse.
* Nicolas Cage as John Koestler, a professor
* Rose Byrne as Diana Whelhan
* Chandler Canterbury as Caleb Koestler, the professor’s son