British actress Charlotte Riley has landed a role alongside Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt in All You Need Is Kill for Warner Bros. This marks her first major role within the Hollywood system.
The story is based on Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s graphic novel, that centers on a soldier who is killed during an ongoing war between human and alien forces. He mysteriously keeps reliving his last day on Earth over and over again, eventually becoming a better soldier each time he steps into battle. Charlotte Riley plays a fellow soldier fighting alongside Cruise and Blunt.
Doug Liman is directing from an adapted screenplay by D.W. Harper, with Joby Harold performing the most recent rewrite. Erwin Stoff, Tom Lassally, and Jason Hoffs are producing for 3 Arts Entertainment. Production started last fall in London.
All You Need Is Kill comes to theaters March 14th, 2014 and stars Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Charlotte Riley, Bill Paxton, Jonas Armstrong, Tony Way, Kick Gurry, Franz Drameh. The film is directed by Doug Liman.