Tomorrow’s war has officially landed on Amazon Prime Video. On Wednesday, Amazon announced that the sci-fi action film led by Chris Pratt will be released on streaming media platforms in 240 countries and regions around the world on July 2. This may be Amazon’s most expensive movie acquisition to date. According to reports, Amazon has paid US$200 million (approximately Rs 1,486 crore) to purchase “The War of Tomorrow”, which was produced by Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media. This will be directed by Eddie Murphy’s “Coming 2 America” ​​(sold for $125 million) and the upcoming Michael Jordan (Michael B. Jordan) during the COVID-19 pandemic. The third Paramount film after “No Regrets”.

For Paramount, “Tomorrow War” joins a growing list of movies that have been sold to streaming services during these difficult times. The studios under ViacomCBS have also collaborated with Netflix to develop a number of films, including romcom and Issa Rae’s lovebirds and Kumail Nanjiani, “SpongeBob SquarePants Movie: Sponge on the Run”, Aaron Sorkin’s “Chicago Trial 7” , The film has been nominated for several Oscars. , And the adventure movie “Love and Monsters” (released on Netflix on April 14). Paramount has screened some major movies for cinemas, including John Krasinski’s sequel “A Quiet Place Part II” and two Tom Cruise (Tom Cruise) Cruise) movies, “Top Ambition: Mavericks” and “Mission Impossible 7”.

This is the official synopsis of “The War of Tomorrow”:

In the “War of Tomorrow”, when a group of time travellers arrived from 2051 and delivered an urgent message, the world was shocked: in the next 30 years, humans will lose war with deadly alien species on a global scale. The only hope for survival is to transport soldiers and civilians into the future and join the battle from now on. Among these newly recruited personnel is high school teacher and family member Dan Forester (Pratt). Dan was determined to save the world for his young daughter. He worked hard with an outstanding scientist (Yvonne Strahovski) and his estranged father (JK Simmons). Seek to rewrite the destiny of the earth.

In addition to Pratt, Strahovski and Simmons, “The War of Tomorrow” also starred in Betty Gilpin (GLOW), Keith Bowles (Straight Outta Compton), Sam Richardson (Veep ), talk show comics Theo Feng, Jasmine Mathews (Heathers of Paramount Networks), Mary Lynn Rajskub (24 years old), and Devin Hodge (Purge), Olaolu Winfunke (Coming soon 2 US), Seychelle Gabriel (Falling Sky), Alan Tron ( Aita Trong (Alita: Battle Angel), Chibuikem Uche (American Housewife), Alexis Louder (HBO) warder) And Mike Mitchell (love). Chris McKay (Lego Batman Movie) directed the screenplay of Zach Dean (24 Hours Survival).

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Movie “Tomorrow’s War”
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In a prepared statement, McKay said: “I am proud of this incredible actor and staff, who created a unique and original sci-fi action film in a challenging environment… This situation is becoming rarer and rarer.” “Watching this team of actors and craftsmen effortlessly blend action, horror, comedy and drama is a dream come true for me… I hope this summer will attract Audience.”

Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said: “Tomorrow’s war will be a global event that will surprise and delight our global customers.” “Chris has crafted this unique A sci-fi escape game full of action, it will make the audience sit on the edge of the seat and pull their heartstrings through its father-daughter storyline. When we share this exciting movie with our fans, we are very happy Continue to work with Chris Pratt and with David Ellison and the Skydance team, with Chris Pratt for the film Here comes such a dynamic star power.

Skydance CEO David Ellison added: “It’s great to work with Amazon again to show another movie from Skydance Canon.” “Jen and the marketing team are a must-see show on the Amazon platform. The film premiere was a huge success, and everything under the leadership of Chris Pratt reached another level.”

Tomorrow’s war will be fought on July 2 on Amazon Prime Video in India and around the world.