(Update: Paramount Pictures has officially set the release date for The Tomorrow War for Christmas Day of next year!
By: John M Jerva
MCU Star Chris Pratt has taken to Instagram to reveal a first look photo from his upcoming Sci-Fi action thriller titled THE TOMORROW WAR. Once named Ghost Draft, the film stars Pratt as a soldier drafted into the future to fight a losing war against and alien invasion. Check out Pratt’s post below along with all the titles they came up with before settling on the new one. I think some are a joke lol.
In The Tomorrow War, when humanity is losing to an alien invasion, scientists develop a way in order to fight the invasion by creating a way to draft soldiers from the past to fight the war. The film will follow a man drafted to fight in a future war where the fate of humanity relies on his ability to confront his past.
Pratt stars along with Oscar winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) as well as Yvonne Strahovski (The Handmaid’s Tale), Betty Gilpin (GLOW). Also featured are Sam Richardson, Theo Von, Jasmine Matthews, Keith Powers, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Edwin Hodge, Mike Mitchell, Seychelle Gabriel (Falling Skies), Alan Trong (Alita: Battle Angel), newcomer Chibuikem Uche and Alexis Louder (Harriet).
Chris McKay helms the film from a script penned by Zach Dean (Deadfall, 24 Hours to Live). Skydance is funding the film and a Paramount will distribute. Production is now under way.