Alpha is an upcoming American historical drama adventure film directed by Albert Hughes, with a screenplay by Daniele Sebastian Wiedenhaupt, from a story by Hughes. The film stars Kodi Smit-McPhee, Leonor Varela and Jens Hultén, and follows a young hunter who befriends an injured wolf during the Ice Age. It is scheduled to be released in the United States by Sony Pictures Releasing on August 17, 2018.
Alpha Filming took place in both Vancouver and Drumheller. A large set was built in Boundary Road near East Kent Avenue in Vancouver. Some filming also took place in the city of Burnaby. Later filming took place in Iceland.Filming in Vancouver began on February 22, 2016 and was scheduled to end on May 20. Filming also took place at Dinosaur Provincial Park near Patricia Alberta in April 2016.