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Fans, well a few fans anyway, have been eagerly awaiting a new installment in the Starship Troopers franchise. Well, they’re finally getting it in the form of a direct to home film titled Starship Troopers: Invasion. Here’s the official synopsis:

“The troopers of two starships have joined forces to terminate a massive bug attack at a federation outpost. Before the mission can be completed and the survivors evacuated, one ship abruptly departs and goes inexplicably dark. The remaining battle-hardened troopers race to the rescue, only to discover that the threat from the bugs is about to hit home.”

One of the stars of the series, Casper Van Dien is producing with the screenwriter of the original film. Starship Troopers: Invasion is being directed by the man that brought us Halo Legends.The DVD and blu-ray drops on August 28th and it apparently utilizes the latest in CGI and motion capture. Along with the film are several behind the scenes featurettes and a commentary. Check out the trailer: