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Edge Of Tomorrow 2 Will Be A Prequel According To Doug Liman

Looks like Edge of Tomorrow will be less about tomorrow and more about yesterday as director Doug Liman confirms he’s making a prequel to the box office hit starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.

It’s definitely a surprise for fans expecting a sequel after the last film saw time reset itself when Cruise managed to defeat the aliens hiding below The Louvre in Paris – in hindsight though, it actually makes a great deal of sense in terms of expanding the franchise story.

Speaking with Collider, Doug Liman explained the rational behind his move to make prequel;

“That is the only sequel that I’m considering doing, and it’s because first of all the story is so amazing — much better than the original film, and I loved and loved the original film — and second of all, it’s a sequel that’s a prequel…”

A follow up to Edge of Tomorrow has been on the cards ever since the original film debuted to overwhelming critical praise and a monster opening weekend that eventually saw the sci-fi blockbuster take in over $400 million.

So far we can expect Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt to return to their unfinished action love-story, however no official news has been released regarding casting, or story for that matter, so we could even see a brand new cast join Edge of Tomorrow 2.

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