Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Subscribe: The January Sale!
Try 3 issues of Empire magazine for just £1
Must-Have Movie Collectibles
Bid on some classic memorabilia
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
23 January 2015
Podcast #145: Ethan Hawke, J.C. Chandor
Isn't it ironic?
Sophie Turner Is X-Men: Apocalypse's Jean Grey
Tye Sheridan will be Cyclops. Alexandra Shipp is Storm
Marvel Wants Chiwetel Ejiofor For The Doctor Strange Cast
He's being courted to play a mystery role
Scorsese Secures The Finance For Silence
So shooting can start immediately
Karl Urban Eyed For Aquaman Role
And 300: Rise Of An Empire's Noam Murro is on the director shortlist
Hannibal Season 3 Trailer Served Up Online
'I forgive you...'
DreamWorks Cutting Back Its Film Slate
And ghost 'toon B.O.O. is going back into limbo
Simon West Directing A New Blob Remake
Jelly from space prepares its fourth landing
Zac Efron Knows Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates
He's joined the new comedy
Rose McGowan To Direct Pines
Alex Mar's culty psychological thriller
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
15 January 2015
Tom Cruise And Doug Liman Plan Mena
Edge Of Tomorrow team set for 1980s drug tale
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
14 August 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance) (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Edge Of Tomorrow (2014)
Empire Star Rating
A Thousand Times Good Night (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
Empire Star Rating
Oblivion (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Oblivion Poster Lands
Earth is a memory worth fighting for...

07 December 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: IGN

submit to reddit

It’s turning into a really, truly terrible week for Earth’s most famous cities, and there hasn’t been this much worldwide cine-devastation since Roland Emmerich stopped toppling landmarks. But on the heels of London getting hit in the Star Trek Into Darkness poster (and San Francisco in the trailer), comes the first official teaser image for Tom Cruise’s latest sci-fi, Oblivion, which you can see below via IGN.

This time around, it’s New York shown worn and ruined, which factors into the plot.

Oblivion, directed by Tron Legacy’s Joseph Kosinski, takes place in a world where Earth has been badly damaged by decades of war with an alien race known as the Scavs.

Most of the population lives above the planet, but Cruise’s Jack Harper is a drone repairman, stationed on the Earth to keep the robo-guardians of the place active against enemy incursion. But his mission is interrupted when he rescues a beautiful stranger (Andrea Riseborough) from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that makes him question everything he knows… (Cue dramatic musical string, which we’d guess might be an Inception-style parp of horns).

With Melissa Leo, Olga Kurylenko and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau also in the cast, Oblivion is set to hit our screens on April 12 next year.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Skyfall Back On Top Of US Box Office
Playing For Keeps scores own goal
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce

Your Comments

Looks cool to me very visual. More

Posted by durelius at 18:21 on 09 December 2012 | Report This Post

Bum revisited
I agree whole heartedly - the very mention of Cruise being in it just ruined it all. I've given him plenty of chances but he blows it every time. Please don't mention War of the Worlds. More

Posted by jem0013 at 15:32 on 09 December 2012 | Report This Post

Bum
I got all excited until I got to the bit which said TOM CRUISE. I cant stand the chipmunk and dont watch films with him in. EVER! More

Posted by tamsinlord at 13:53 on 09 December 2012 | Report This Post

Trailer
The official trailer can be found here http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embed ded&v=nYwPBthCIcE More

Posted by ans_tang at 10:01 on 09 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: I used to get excited about this kind of film...
New trailer just landed on Dark Horizons. Not exactly blown away by it. Looking foward to All You Need Is Kill more. More

Posted by film man aidy at 15:38 on 08 December 2012 | Report This Post

I used to get excited about this kind of film...
But I kind of know what's going to happen, it's such a pity because this could be good, Ah well.... More

Posted by Simon124 at 10:04 on 08 December 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Jessica Chastain Takes The IMDbunker
The Most Violent Year star takes our most random quiz

Five Impressive Oscar Isaac Roles You Didn't Realise Were Oscar Isaac
Welcome to Oscar season...

Johnny Depp And Paul Bettany Talk Mortdecai
How good is your 'Mortdecai face'?

Fables: A Primer
An introduction to Bill Willingham’s wonderfully dark fairy-tale world

12 Hitchcock Remakes Ranked From Best To Worst
Lifeboat in space, anyone?

From Mission: Impossible To Mortdecai: Writer/Director David Koepp Talks Screenwriting
What would you do if you were in charge of the Spider-Man franchise?

Ghost In The Shell: A Crash Course
Everything you need to know about Scarlett Johansson’s anime remake

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)