Dave Green’s Earth to Echo has all the makings of a summer blockbuster favorite: a family-friendly story, found footage and adorable (but lonely) extraterrestrials. Best friends Tuck, Munch and Alex receive mysterious, encoded messages on their mobile phones. When the gang seeks help from their parents and the police, they are met with a lot of scoffing — as is often the case with authority figures and kid sleuths in movies.
The friends embark on a journey to crack the code and assist the strange being from another world who needs their help, changing all of their lives forever. Here’s our first look at Earth to Echo, opening in theaters July 2.