The Tomorrow War has formally landed at Amazon Prime Video. On Wednesday, Amazon introduced that the Chris Pratt-led sci-fi motion film would launch July 2 on its streaming platform worldwide in 240 international locations and territories. And it is possible Amazon’s costliest movie acquisition so far. Amazon has reportedly paid $200 million (about Rs. 1,486 crores) to select up The Tomorrow War, which was produced by Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media amongst others. It’ll be the third Paramount movie to land on Prime Video throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, after the Eddie Murphy-led Coming 2 America (offered for $125 million) and the upcoming Michael B. Jordan-led Without Remorse.
For Paramount, The Tomorrow War joins a rising checklist of films which were offered to a streaming service throughout these troubled instances. The ViacomCBS-owned studio has additionally partnered with Netflix on a number of titles, together with the romcom The Lovebirds with Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run, Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 that has been nominated for a number of Oscars, and the journey movie Love and Monsters (coming April 14 to Netflix). Paramount has held onto some large motion pictures for cinemas, together with the John Krasinski sequel A Quiet Place Part II, and two Tom Cruise movies, Top Gun: Maverick and Mission: Impossible 7.
Here’s the official synopsis for The Tomorrow War:
In The Tomorrow War, the world is shocked when a bunch of time vacationers arrive from the 12 months 2051 to ship an pressing message: Thirty years sooner or later mankind is shedding a worldwide struggle towards a lethal alien species. The solely hope for survival is for troopers and civilians from the current to be transported to the long run and be part of the combat. Among these recruited is highschool instructor and household man Dan Forester (Pratt). Determined to avoid wasting the world for his younger daughter, Dan groups up with an excellent scientist (Yvonne Strahovski) and his estranged father (J.Okay. Simmons) in a determined quest to rewrite the destiny of the planet.
In addition to Pratt, Strahovski, and Simmons, The Tomorrow War additionally stars Betty Gilpin (GLOW), Keith Powers (Straight Outta Compton), Sam Richardson (Veep), stand-up comedian Theo Von, Jasmine Mathews (Paramount Network’s Heathers), Mary Lynn Rajskub (24), Edwin Hodge (The Purge), Olaolu Winfunke (Coming 2 America), Seychelle Gabriel (Falling Skies), Alan Trong (Alita: Battle Angel), Chibuikem Uche (American Housewife), Alexis Louder (HBO’s Watchmen), and Mike Mitchell (Love). Chris McKay (The Lego Batman Movie) directs off a script by Zach Dean (24 Hours to Live).
“I’m so proud of this incredible cast and crew who worked under challenging circumstances to create a unique, original sci-fi action movie… something that’s increasingly rare,” McKay mentioned in a ready assertion. “Watching this team of actors and artisans effortlessly blend action, horror, comedy, and drama was a dream come true for me … and I hope will thrill audiences this summer.”
“The Tomorrow War will be a global event that will surprise and delight our customers around the world,” Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke mentioned. “Chris has brilliantly crafted this unique, action-packed sci-fi escape that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats and tug on their heart strings with its father-daughter storyline. We couldn’t be happier to continue our relationship with Chris Pratt — who brings such dynamic star power to the film — along with David Ellison and the Skydance team, as we share this exciting film with fans.”
“It is fantastic to once again partner with Amazon to release another film from the Skydance canon,” added Skydance CEO David Ellison. “Jen and the marketing team have had great success in making film premieres on the Amazon platform must-see events and with Chris Pratt headlining everything goes up to another level.”
The Tomorrow War is out July 2 on Amazon Prime Video in India and all over the world.