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Official Synopsis for ‘Oblivion’ Starring Tom Cruise Released

Posted by Hoob on August 14th, 2012
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I really enjoyed Joseph Kosinki’s Tron: Legacy and I’ve been looking forward to seeing more on Oblivion since they first teased the graphic novel at Comic Con back in 2010. Today, the first synopsis of the film was released and so far, I’ve got some really high hopes for the film.

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


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