Tom Cruise has signed on for the lead role in the $100 million graphic novel adaptation “Oblivion” at Universal Pictures reports Deadline.
Cruise plays a security drone-repairing soldier and one of the last humans left on the toxic surface of the Earth, the rest of humanity now lives in the clouds.
He finds a woman who crash landed on Earth and the pair go on a journey and learn what they have all been told about Earth may not be true.
Joseph Kosinski directs from a screenplay by Karl Gajdusek and William Monahan. Shooting kicks off in October.