Becoming one of the most successful entrepreneurs of creating virtual reality video games with specialized gear and easy connection to virtual reality multiplayer, Max is now living it big, but on the inside, suffers from heartbreak over leaving behind Princess Teresa, who has taken a romantic interest in him during his old virtual reality days.
While Max is busy testing out a brand new sample video game, he discovers a glitch within the testing stage, and discovers Katherine Freeman, an astronaut stranded on a mysterious planet that contains a virus that killed most of her crew. She is using her robotic friend Steven to display an SOS to the world, with no luck. Only Max is able to get the communication and brushes it off as a glitch. But soon, a greater force is at play when Steven hacks his personal gaming stations and warns Earth of an incoming virus that will be released to Earth if Katherine should return.
Seeing this as an opportunity to travel to another world once again, Max enters his newly advanced Transporter 4.0, and beams himself into the planet. While struggling to come into contact with Katherine, Max discovers Steven is now malfunctioning and has transformed into a killer within the machine who struggles to maintain his original counterpart. And the worst part? Max's new transporter is also malfunctioning, forcing him to find any power within the planet while tending to his search and rescue mission for Katherine Freeman, being pursued by other robots within the base of the planet containing extraterrestrial lifeforms.
Max is forced to use the best of his abilities in video gaming and military training to save Katherine and
Comparison Pitch: The Matrix meets The Martian meets Michael Bay's Transformers.
MPAA: Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, thematic elements, some sexual content, and brief strong language.
Crossover: The Planet mixed with Consoled.
Max Johnson - 28 year old bum who dropped out of college turned successful multimillionaire of his virtual reality gaming business.
Katherine “Kat” Freeman - Young female astronaut who has become emotionally disturbed at her failed attempts to reach Earth and forms a platonic bond with Max when she first meets him. (https://imaginecasting.com/titles/results/13548/the-planet/)
Gamma One / Steven - Old and isolated robot who befriended Katherine during her mission to return to Earth after crash landing on a very deadly planet; he begins to malfunction and leads a small army of robots that contain extraterrestrial life.
Radar Six - Main antagonist; ruthless alien mercenary who is motivated to kill both Max and Kat in order to collect human organs for study and building alien clones.
Beta Twelve - Female robot who grows attracted to Steven, but is also under Radar's evil influence to kill.
Hank Johnson - Max's older wisecracking brother who is Co-Founder of Max's virtual reality business.
Marissa James - Hank's beautiful girlfriend who is assistant to Max's business; she is secretly an undercover agent investigating Max's past disappearances and the planet he traveled to.
Randall Johns - Secondary antagonist; disguises himself as an investor of Max's business but is actually a mad genius who also transports himself to lead the army of robots.
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