One of the most poorly underseen films of the last 5 years is Edge of Tomorrow. Well, the studio is ready to give the world another go.
According to Deadline, Warner Bros. is an early development on a sequel to the sci-fi action film and has found it writer in Matthew Robinson, who wrote the 2009 comedy The Invention of Lying. The studio wants Cruise and Blunt along with director Doug Liman to return for the sequel. Deadline notes that Cruise and Blunt won’t sign onto the sequel until they see a script.
The sequel will be produced by Erwin Stoff, Tom Lassally, and Masi Oka. Hisashi Sasaki will serve as an executive producer.
Based on the Japanese manga All You Need Is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, Edge of Tomorrow centered around an alien invasion of Europe by a species that can psychically travel back in time to gain foresight of the battles they experience. When a public affairs officer (Tom Cruise) finds himself accidentally getting a blood transfusion from one of the aliens, he gains their ability and does what he can to try and stop a trap before it can start.
The film made over $370 million worldwide based off a $178 million production budget. The film was well received by both critics and audiences with it receiving a 90% on the critic and audience tomatometer.