Shane Salerno sells sci-fi script for a seven-figure sum.

35 year-old screenwriter Shane Salerno has just sold an original spec script,  Doomsday Protocol, to Fox for a seven-figure sum.

Plot details are being kept under wraps, but it is known to be an epic science fiction adventure in the vein of “The Seven Samurai” involving a group of aliens and humans with various abilities who are brought together to save Earth.


Salerno has largely specialised in sci-fi during his career, with writing credits on Armageddon and Aliens Vs Predator: Requiem.