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First Synopsis Released For Joseph Kosinski’s “Oblivion” Starring Tom Cruise

Posted by Hoob on June 28th, 2012
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The first official description is out for the post apocalyptic action drama, Oblivion, from Tron LEgacy Director, Joseph Kosinski. I know that some people didn’t care for Tron Legacy. I really liked it and Kosinski’s visual style. I’m really looking forward to seeing what he does with a story that isn’t trapped inside a computer.

OBLIVION April 26, 2013
Genre: Action-adventure
Cast: Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Melissa Leo
Directed by: Joseph Kosinski
Writers: William Monahan, Karl Gajdusek, Michael Arndt
Based on the Story by: Joseph Kosinski
Produced by: Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Barry Levine,
Duncan Henderson, Joseph Kosinski
Executive Producers: Dave Morrison, Jesse Berger

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.

Oblivion will be shot in stunning digital 4K resolution on location across the United States and Iceland.

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