steven spielberg noah wyle tnt alien invasion pilotSteven Spielberg, the man behind sci-fi movie classics like E.T and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, is producing an alien-invasion drama pilot for TNT. The unnamed series would potentially take place on Earth six months after evil aliens wipe out most of humanity.

We still don't know if Spielberg will direct the pilot, but the award-winning filmmaker reportedly wants to cast Noah Wyle to play the potential series' lead. The former ER star would play the leader of a group of human rebels trying to bring down the big bad aliens. Read more at TV Squad.

Bonus: Check out the trailer for the new Spielberg-produced HBO miniseries The Pacific, which tells the story of three marines during America's battle with the Japanese in the Pacific ocean during World War II, after the jump.
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