OBLIVION Release Date Brought Up A Week
Universal Pictures has slated a new release date for their upcoming science fiction film, which stars Tom Cruise and is directed by TRON: Legacy's Joseph Kosinski. Additionally, an "IMAX Exclusive" will be released a week ahead of the main theatrical version.
Actor Tom Cruise recently wrapped production on Oblivion, a science fiction epic based on the graphic novel by Joseph Kosinski (director of TRON: Legacy), who's also helming the movie. The film (Which also stars Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Melissa Leo) was originally slated for a July 10th, 2013; however, Universal Pictures then moved the project to an April 26th release after slating Jurassic Park 3D for a July release. Now, Variety's Jeff Sneider reports that Universal has set yet another release date for Oblivion. The sci-fi film is now slated for April 19th, 2013, a week earlier than the April 26th date. Additionally, Sneider reveals that the movie will see an "IMAX Exclusive" a week before the primary theatrical version arrives.
Tom Cruise stars in Oblivion, an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the director of TRON: Legacy and the producer of Rise of the Planet of the Apes. On a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition, one man’s confrontation with the past will lead him on a journey of redemption and discovery as he battles to save mankind.
Jack Harper (Cruise) is one of the last few drone repairmen stationed on Earth. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. Living and patrolling the breathtaking skies from thousands of feet above, his soaring existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.
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