More pictures from yesterday’s photocall in London for Edge of Tomorrow. Thanks Luciana!
- Appearances > 2014 > Edge of Tomorrow London Photocall – May 25th 2014
And the promotion for Edge of Tomorrow begins! Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are in London and there were a Photocall this afternoon. Here are the first pictures, will post more.
The London premiere for Edge of Tomorrow is schedule for this Wednesday as it was posted here.
A new extended Trailer for Edge of Tomorrow is out! Many more new scenes. Are you as excited as I am?
Looks like Tom will be busy!
Tom Cruise is known in Hollywood as one of the hardest working stars in the business. At last year’s Produced By Conference, he claimed to have come up with the idea of holding red carpet premieres in cities all over the world. He’s about to outdo himself for the premiere of Warner Bros.’ “Edge of Tomorrow,” traveling to three cities — London, Paris and New York — in a single day.
The May 28 premiere will start in London for a 7 a.m. red carpet (!!!) followed by a 9 a.m. screening. Cruise, his co-star Emily Blunt, director Doug Liman and select press will then travel to Paris for a 2 p.m. red carpet and 4 p.m. screening. The final red carpet is scheduled for 10 p.m. in New York, with the screening to start by 11:59 p.m. With a running time of 113 minutes, it’s doubtful Cruise and company will be able to catch the movie on the European continent. The itinerary follows the arc of the movie, as Cruise and Blunt relive a time-looped day starting in London facing alien invaders.
Fans can follow the premiere(s) via live stream and social media with the hashtag #EOTlive.
Even as Cruise’s box office draw at home is fading, his star power overseas seems undiminished. His last film, “Oblivion,” topped the domestic box office at $37 million last April, but bowed even more strongly overseas with $60 million in its first weekend. The film cumed $286 million, with $197 million accounted for internationally. Cruise promoted the film in Beijing (even climbing the Great Wall), Tokyo, Taiwan, London, Dublin, Vienna, Moscow, Rio and Buenos Aires.
“Edge of Tomorrow” opens in the U.S. on June 6.
I’ve update the gallery with stills from Edge of Tomorrow. The movie opens in US on June 6th.
In his signature roles as Maverick in Top Gun and Ethan Hunt in the Mission: Impossible movies, Tom Cruise has always found it easy playing the hero. But in new movie Edge Of Tomorrow his Bill Cage is much more reluctant to save the day – in fact, says director Doug Liman, this PR guy is something of a “coward”.
“We were trying to come up with the biggest anti-hero we could,” the Swingers and Bourne Identity helmer tells SFX. “In this case it was somebody who sold other people on fighting, but had no interest in ever fighting himself. He’s a coward and totally inept.”
In the movie (based on Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s novel All You Need Is Kill), Earth is at war with alien invaders known as “Mimics”. After a chance encounter with one of these Mimics, Cage finds himself thrown back in time to the day before a devastating battle every time he gets killed – a useful Groundhog Day-like “skill” that could help him learn how to win the war. Despite constantly revisiting the same day, however, Liman says the movie shouldn’t get boring.
“We always found ways to do things differently, so it never feels repetitive. That’s one of the things I’m most proud of in this film, given that it is the same day over and over again – there isn’t a moment that drags.”
Here’s the first TV Spot for Edge of Tomorrow: