Oscar® nominee Tom Cruise (the MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE films, COLLATERAL, JERRY MAGUIRE) and Emily Blunt (THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU) star in Warner Bros. Pictures' and Village Roadshow Pictures' sci-fi thriller EDGE OF TOMORROW, under the direction of Doug Liman (THE BOURNE IDENTITY, MR. & MRS. SMITH).
The epic action of EDGE OF TOMORROW unfolds in a near future in which an alien race has hit the Earth in an unrelenting assault, unbeatable by any military unit in the world.
Lt. Col. Bill Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of combat when he is unceremoniously dropped into what amounts to a suicide mission. Killed within minutes, Cage now finds himself inexplicably thrown into a time loop—forcing him to live out the same brutal combat over and over, fighting and dying again…and again.
But with each battle, Cage becomes able to engage the adversaries with increasing skill, alongside Special Forces warrior Rita Vrataski (Blunt). And, as Cage and Rita take the fight to the aliens, each repeated encounter gets them one step closer to defeating the enemy.
The international cast also includes Bill Paxton (ALIENS, HBO's BIG LOVE), Kick Gurry (Australian TV's TANGLE), Dragomir Mrsic (SNABBA CASH II), Charlotte Riley (WORLD WITHOUT END), Jonas Armstrong (BBC TV's ROBIN HOOD), and Franz Drameh (ATTACK THE BLOCK).
Liman is directing EDGE OF TOMORROW from a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and Jez Butterworth & John-Henry Butterworth, based on the acclaimed novel All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. Erwin Stoff produces, along with Tom Lassally, Jason Hoffs, Gregory Jacobs and Jeffrey Silver. The executive producers are Doug Liman, Dave Bartis, Joby Harold, Hidemi Fukuhara, and Bruce Berman, with Kim Winther and Tim Lewis serving as co-producers.
The behind-the-scenes team includes Academy Award®-winning director of photography Dion Beebe (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA), production designer Oliver Scholl (JUMPER, INDEPENDENCE DAY), editor James Herbert (SHERLOCK HOLMES, SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS), costume designer Kate Hawley (upcoming PACIFIC RIM), and Oscar®-nominated visual effects supervisor Nick Davis (THE DARK KNIGHT).
EDGE OF TOMORROW is the first motion picture to be shot at the recently christened Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden.< EDGE OF TOMORROW is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures.