Spielberg alien invasion pilot in Toronto

Carl Franklin directing, Cyrus Yavneh producing pilot

TORONTO – Steven Spielberg's untitled alien-invasion drama pilot has landed in Canada for a two-week shoot.

The DreamWorks Television project for TNT about a group battling an occupying alien force is shooting in and around Hamilton, Ontario.

The Noah Wyle-starring pilot is executive produced by Spielberg, who last week was on location at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington, along with Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey and writer Bob Rodat.

Carl Franklin is directing the pilot, with Cyrus Yavneh producing.