Chris McKay’s ‘The Tomorrow War,’ Formerly Known as ‘Ghost Draft,’ Will Release December 25, 2020

Nov 11, 2019


Paramount and Skydance’s upcoming film ‘The Tomorrow War,’ which had the working title of ‘Ghost Draft,’ will release December 25, 2020.

Chris Pratt (‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom,’ ‘Avengers: Endgame’) plays a man drafted to fight in a future war where the fate of humanity relies on his ability to confront his past. Yvonne Strahovski (‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ ‘The Predator’) portrays a woman that Pratt’s character meets in the future, who has a connection to his past. Ryan Kiera Armstrong (‘The Art of Racing in the Rain,’ ‘It: Chapter Two’) is possibly the daughter of Pratt’s character. J.K. Simmons (‘Veronica Mars,’ ‘Spider-Man: Far from Home’) plays the father of Pratt’s character. Keith Powers (‘Straight Outta Compton,’ ‘What/If’) has the role of a military commander.

Moreover, the rest of the cast is below:

  • Seychelle Gabriel (‘The Legend of Korra,’ ‘Get Shorty’)
  • Betty Gilpin (‘Stuber,’ ‘GLOW’)
  • Edwin Hodge (‘Bumblebee,’ ‘Mayans M.C.’)
  • Alexis Louder (‘Black Panther,’ ‘Chicago P.D.’)
  • Jasmine Mathews (‘Heathers,’ ‘Sweetbitter’)
  • Mary Lynn Rajskub (’24,’ ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’)
  • Sam Richardson (‘Veep,’ ‘Good Boys’)
  • Alan Trong (‘The Leftovers,’ ‘Alita: Battle Angel’)
  • Newcomer Chibuikem Uche
  • Theo Von (Inside Amy Schumer,’ ‘Typical Rick’)
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Additionally, the premise of the sci-fi thriller is below:

“Set in a future where humanity is losing a war against aliens. To turn the tide, scientists draft soldiers from the past to fight the war.”

Meanwhile, Chris McKay (‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘The Lego Batman Movie’) serves as director. The screenplay is from Zach Dean (‘Deadfall,’ ’24 Hours to Live’) and Bill Dubuque (‘The Accountant,’ ‘Ozark’).

Further, the crew, so far, comprises of:

  • Cinematographer Larry Fong (‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,’ ‘Kong: Skull Island’)
  • Costume designer Betsy Heimann (‘Pulp Fiction,’ ‘Green Book’)
  • Production designer Peter Wenham (‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’)
  • Second unit director/Stunt coordinator Thomas Robinson Harper (‘Pacific Rim: Uprising,’ ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’)

Lastly, filming is currently underway, with a wrap date of January 16th. Back in April, we at the GWW reported that shooting locations for the film would include Atlanta, Georgia and Iceland. The Dominican Republic is another location.

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‘The Tomorrow War’ will go up against Universal’s ‘News of the World,’ and release two days after DreamWorks Animation’s ‘The Croods 2′ and Warner Bros.’ ‘Tom and Jerry.’

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