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The Happening (11-Jun-2008)

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Writer: M. Night Shyamalan

Keywords: Thriller

A high school science teacher and family attempt to survive chaos brought about by a neurotoxin affecting the eastern United States.

A strange, terrifying, and unexplainable neurotoxin appears in present-day Central Park, inducing mental illness leading to a certain suicide in all unfortunate enough to come into contact with it. Caught amidst the ensuing mass chaos as the neurotoxin -- initially believed to be the long-feared work of terrorists -- spreads throughout New York City and the East Coast is Philadelphia-area high school science teacher Elliot Moore, a gifted and hardy soul who must seek shelter with his wife and friend while attempting to draw on his body of knowledge to solve the ongoing mystery.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Spencer Breslin
18-May-1992   The Kid
Betty Buckley
3-Jul-1947   Abby Bradford on Eight Is Enough
Zooey Deschanel
17-Jan-1980   New Girl
John Leguizamo
22-Jul-1964   House of Buggin'
Alan Ruck
1-Jul-1956   Cameron Frye in Ferris Bueller's Day Off
M. Night Shyamalan
Film Director
6-Aug-1970   The Sixth Sense
Mark Wahlberg
5-Jun-1971   Formerly of the Funky Bunch


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