3 New Images From Tom Cruise's Sci-Fi Actioner EDGE OF TOMORROW
The first trailer for Edge Of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt, will debut in front of The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug and be online this Wednesday. Also, a new Twitter feed has gone live and the Facebook page has been updated. Come see three new images.
Last week, we got to see new trailers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and 300: Rise Of An Empire. This week there will be even more. One such trailer of interest, is Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt's upcoming sci-fi actioner, Edge Of Tomorrow, which was formerly titled All You Need Is Kill. Marketing for Warner Bros. next big summer film has finally kicked into gear, as a new Twitter feed, "Embedded UDF." The profile description is: "For the Edge of Tomorrow war feed from Verdun, France."
The story unfolds in a near future in which a hive-like alien race, called Mimics, have hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, shredding great cities to rubble and leaving millions of human casualties in their wake. No army in the world can match the speed, brutality or seeming prescience of the weaponized Mimic fighters or their telepathic commanders. But now the world’s armies have joined forces for a last stand offensive against the alien horde, with no second chances.
Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously demoted and then dropped—untrained and ill-equipped—into what amounts to little more than a suicide mission. Cage is killed within minutes, managing to take an Alpha down with him. But, impossibly, he awakens back at the beginning of the same hellish day, and is forced to fight and die again…and again. Direct physical contact with the alien has thrown him into a time loop—dooming him to live out the same brutal combat over and over.
But with each pass, Cage becomes tougher, smarter, and able to engage the Mimics with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt), who has lain waste to more Mimics than anyone on Earth. As Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated battle becomes an opportunity to find the key to annihilating the alien invaders and saving the Earth.
EDGE OF TOMORROW is being directed by Doug Liman (“The Bourne Identity,” “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”) from a screenplay written by Dante Harper, Christopher McQuarrie and Joby Harold, based on the novel "All You Need Is Kill" by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. The film stars: Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, Jonas Armstrong (BBC’s “Robin Hood”), Tony Way, Kick Gurry, Franz Drameh, and Charlotte Riley. The film will hit theaters June 6, 2014.
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