“We like to big up Birmingham as much as we can. Others, however, like to tear it down. Or even blow it up. We’re talking about Simon Cox, the West Midlands filmmaker whose alien creations invaded the centre of Brum in his micro-budget but mega-ambitious Sci-Fi film, Invasion: Planet Earth. The film went on to gain fame (and a little infamy), cinema distribution and a place on Jeff Bezos’ space travel funding streaming platform.
Not content with creating “a British Sci-Fi Classic” as the London Screenwriters Festival called it, Simon’s now working on an entire trilogy. Starting with Of Infinite Worlds, he’s tempted to once again target Birmingham. We clearly needed to have a word.”
Follow this link to read the rest of my interview with Simon Cox for I Choose Birmingham.