Shyamalan Turns to Environment for Thriller Plot

Film writer and director M. Night Shyamalan discusses The Happening, his upcoming spooky thriller about people trying to save themselves from a worldwide environmental catastrophe. Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, and John Leguizamo appear in the R-rated movie, set to hit theaters on Friday the 13th.

Shyamalan talks with host Ira Flatow about the intersection of real-world environmental issues and fantasy.



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