Tom DeLonge is taking his fascination with unidentified aerial phenomena to the next level.
The Angels & Airwaves frontman is making his directorial debut with Monsters of California, a feature film that’s all about paranormal events.
DeLonge dedicates a lot of his time to discovering evidence of unidentified aerial phenomena with To The Stars Academy. Now, he is taking his passion and research to the next level for a feature film.
Monsters of California is reportedly a coming of age adventure with a sci-fi twist. The film follows teenager Dallas Edwards (Jack Samson) and his friends who are on a quest to find the meaning behind a series of paranormal events in Southern California.
During their journey, they begin to uncover secrets and truths about paranormal activity that lead back to the deepest levels of the American Government.
Alongside Samson, Mad About You and Curb Your Enthusiasm actor Richard Kind is set to star in the film. As well, Casper Van Dien, Arianne Zucker, Gabrielle Haugh and Camille Kostek are also starring in Monsters Of California.
The film is being produced by Creepshow producer The Cartel with Striker Entertainment. The latter is in association with To The Stars Inc., a division of To The Stars Academy. Deadline also reports that production for Monsters Of California is already underway.
DeLonge’s To The Stars Academy has helped uncover various evidence of unidentified aerial phenomenons over the years. TTSA released three videos in December 2017 and March 2018. Both videos showed objects in the sky that reportedly dated back to the mid-2000s.
A year later in 2019, the U.S. Navy acknowledged these videos and considered the “phenomena contained/depicted in those videos as unidentified.” This all eventually led to the To The Stars Academy’s partnership with the U.S. Army. Then, in April 2020, the Pentagon officially released three videos featuring alleged evidence of UFOs.
As well, DeLonge further opened up about his unidentified aerial phenomena theories last month. In an interview with The Guardian, he revealed why he thinks aliens may have been present for the birth of Jesus.
He references the Star of Bethlehem which appears in the Gospel of Matthew and leads the Wise Men to the birthplace of Jesus. DeLonge suggests, however, that the star could have been something else such as an unidentified aerial phenomenon.
He also points out that many things “written in text thousands of years ago” have yet to be explained. As an example, he references the Book of Exodus and the burning bush. According to religious scholars, the bush spoke to Moses when God appointed him to lead the Israelites out of Egypt.
“Things were written in text thousands of years ago, like hearing voices in your head, a burning bush that was talking,” he shares. “The ancient texts may have called it God, but I’m just saying it’s not that simple.”
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