French director Pierre Morel has signed on to direct Warner Bros.' alien invasion action film EDF, for Sam Raimi and Bill Block's QED International, according to Variety.

Known for directing Taken, Pierre Morel was also recently /pierre-morel-eyeing-ouija-and-edf/in talks to direct Universal's Ouija, but is no longer a candidate for the project.

EDF also dubbed "Earth Defense Force," centers on three alien fighters attack the planet, leaving the governments of the planet humiliated. Earth's leaders respond by forming an alliance to create a fighting force in preparation for the next larger alien attack.

Danny Strong is rewriting the script, penned by Andrew W. Marlowe.

No production date has been set.

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