“Edge of Tomorrow 2” Both Sequel & Prequel

“Edge of Tomorrow” director Doug Liman has spoken some more about the upcoming sequel to the acclaimed 2014 Tom Cruise-led sci-fi action thriller which involved an alien invasion and time loops.

Liman tells Collider that the new film is not only a sequel but also a prequel to the original:

“That is the only sequel that I’m considering doing. 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.”

“Race” writers Joe Shrapnel and Anna Waterhouse are scripting the film, taking over from Christopher McQuarrie who has previously spoken about the sequel and was equally gushing about the concept.

Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are expected to return for the follow-up.