Official Synopsis for Joseph Kosinski's Sci-Fi Action Film OBLIVION Starring Tom Cruise
Published: August 14, 2012 - 8:02pm
Tom Cruise stars in the upcoming film adapted from the Radical Entertainment's graphic novel. Directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: Legacy), Oblivion is slated for theatrical release next year.
Oblivion is directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: Legacy) based on the original graphic novel he co-wrote with Arvid Nelson.The film stars Tom Cruise, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo, Will Forte, Dane Cook, Zoë Bell and Nikolaj Coster-Waldauhas. Oblivion was shot in stunning digital 4K resolution on location across the United States and Iceland. Universal Pictures has scheduled the film for theatrical release on April 19th, 2013. The release will be preceded by a one week IMAX exclusive run beginning April 12th.
Universal has now released the film's detailed synopsis, which you can find here:
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.