While promoting Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Tom Cruise talked about how he pitched an idea for Edge of Tomorrow 2 (or will it be Live. Die. Repeat. 2.?) to director Doug Liman and screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie. “I pitched it to McQuarrie and Doug. We were there one night and I was like, I’ve got an idea for it,” said Cruise in an interview with MTV. The actor is also trying to convince Emily Blunt to return to reprise her role as Sergeant Rita Rose Vrataski.
With the disappointing box office performance and the confusing title change during the home entertainment marketing campaign, it’s still unclear if Warner Bros., even wants to move forward with a sequel. But that hasn’t stopped Cruise from expressing his desire to get one into production. Of course pitching an idea is one thing, and saying you did so during an interview doesn’t really hold much weight. But McQuarrie confirms that the idea is real, but as of right now that is all it is. More on the story below.
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