The Tomorrow War
|The Tomorrow War|
|Directed by||Chris McKay|
|Music by||Lorne Balfe|
|Distributed by||Paramount Pictures|
The Tomorrow War is an upcoming American military science fiction action film directed by Chris McKay in his live-action directorial debut, produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger, David S. Goyer, Jules Daly and Adam Kolbrenner, and written by Zach Dean and Bill Dubuque. The film will star Chris Pratt, Yvonne Strahovski, Betty Gilpin, Keith Powers, Mike Mitchell, Sam Richardson, and J. K. Simmons, with Pratt also executive producing the film. The film, which is set in the near future, focuses on humanity's war against an invading alien force, hoping to win it by using scientists' new ability to draft soldiers from the past to the war.
The fate of a futuristic war rests upon one man's abilities to confront the ghosts of his past. Humanity is losing to an alien invasion, so to fight back, scientists develop a way to draft soldiers from the past to fight the war.
- Chris Pratt as Jared "Red" Mitchell
- Yvonne Strahovski as Vicki Winslow
- Betty Gilpin as Lily Gamble
- Keith Powers as Chris
- Mike Mitchell as Dan Holtz
- Sam Richardson as Gator
- J. K. Simmons as Slade Mitchell
- Theo Von as Piper
- Jasmine Mathews
- Mary Lynn Rajskub
- Edwin Hodge
- Olaolu Winfunke as Captain Woods
- Seychelle Gabriel
- Alan Trong
- Chibuikem Uche
- Alexis Louder
It was announced in February 2019 that Chris Pratt was in negotiations to star in the film (then known as Ghost Draft), and which was set to be directed by Chris McKay. In July, Yvonne Strahovski was added to the cast. J. K. Simmons, Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Theo Von, Jasmine Mathews, Keith Powers were added to the cast in August, with Mary Lynn Rajskub, Edwin Hodge, and additional cast joining in September. The movie was retitled as The Tomorrow War. Creature designer Ken Barthelmey designed the aliens for the film.
The film was originally scheduled to be released on December 25, 2020 by Paramount Pictures. But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was rescheduled to July 23, 2021, taking the release date of Mission: Impossible 7.
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