It seems that the end of tomorrow 2 is closer than expected

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Edge of Tomorrow director Doug Liman says Warner Bros. is very interested in a sequel starring Emily Blunt and Tom Cruise.

If anything, science fiction cinema is characterized by its ability to immerse us in a tangible ‘what if’ universe that leaves us longing. And among those universes, Edge of Tomorrow stands out, a work that Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt taught us can be as heroic as fighting back. Now, director Doug Liman has reignited the flames of anticipation for a sequel that not only explores new narrative terrain, but also challenges our expectations of what comes next.

In a recent interview with Total Film, Liman shared some thoughts that seem to shape the future of this franchise. “I think there’s no better compliment for a movie than the audience’s interest in it,” he said, and showed that Edge of Tomorrow 2’s flame is far from extinguished.

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Warner Bros., the giant that whispers in your ear

It’s no secret that Warner Bros. is very interested in this project, so they asked, “Are you going to do another one of these?” The question. It has become almost a mantra for Lyman. With Tom Cruise cementing a production deal with the giant movie company, everything seems to be set. But the challenge remains: finding space in Cruise’s busy schedule.

Matthew Robinson, who is known for his fictional creations, has been the brains behind the first draft of the script, earning praise from the studio for his fresh and original approach. Liman, excitedly, promises that the sequel will not only pick up the story properly, but also take us on a journey back in time, changing the way the sequel is conceived. “What people usually do with sequels is make them big. I say, ‘No, the sequel should be small,'” argued Lyman.

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Less battlefield, more fun and detail

Liman’s proposal for the sequel was to use the introduction made in the first film to cut down on the action sequences. The focus will be on the development of Cruise and Blunt’s characters and the addition of a new character who, according to Liman, “is sure to steal the movie.” In addition, it promises to explore with humor and use advanced technologies to combat everyday challenges such as a dead battery or a menu in the wrong language.

Emily Blunt and the hope of something big

Emily Blunt shared her enthusiasm for the script, describing it as “really promising and very, very good.” Actress Robinson highlights the creativity and depth of the plot in this new chapter, which promises a renewed and exciting cinematic experience. However, aligning the agendas of the parties involved remains a major hurdle and the actress insists that “everything has to happen at the right time”. Blunt expresses hope that all the elements will soon come together to bring this long-awaited project to the big screen.

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The possibility of an Edge of Tomorrow 2 finale is something that will keep fans on edge. With a narrative that promises to flip the usual sequel formula and focus more on the characters and the show, Liman and his team could be on the verge of giving us a series that not only matches the original, but can even surpass it. Only time will tell if these grand plans will come to fruition, but one thing is certain: the desire to return to this universe is more alive than ever.