New featurette for I Am Number Four highlights origin of characters

DreamWorks has released a featurette for D.J. Caruso’s upcoming sci-fi action movie I Am Number Four, which highlights the origin of the 9 alien visitors and shows off some new footage and commentary from director DJ Caruso.

The movie revolves this group of nine aliens who, as children, escaped the destruction of their planet and landed on Earth. Now they are on the run from those who destroyed their home world.

Alex Pettyfer plays Number Four, who is the latest target, with Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Kevin Durand, and Timothy Olyphant all in thesupporting cast.

I Am Number Four is released in Ireland February 18th.


An extraordinary young man, John Smith, is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies sent to destroy him. Changing his identity, moving from town to town with his guardian Henri, John is always the new kid with no ties to his past. In the small Ohio town he now calls home, John encounters unexpected, life-changing events — his first love, powerful new abilities and a connection to the others who share his incredible destiny.