The duo play soldiers fighting a seemingly-unbeatable alien race attacking Earth in the upcoming adaptation of Japanese manga, “All You Need Is Kill,” from director Doug Liman (“The Bourne Identity”).
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As Blunt explains in the trailer (above) Warner Bros. released on Tuesday, the two accidentally “hijacked” the aliens’ power to relive the same day over and over again — which allows the invaders to figure out humanity’s greatest weaknesses.
Using the newfound ability to wake up after death, the soldiers fight repeateedly through the same suicidal mission in hopes of discovering the secret to defeating their extraterrestrial enemy.
“Edge of Tomorrow” hits theaters on June 6.