'Edge Of Tomorrow': Tom Cruise's Role Reversal

'Edge Of Tomorrow': Tom Cruise's Role Reversal

Reviews for “Edge of Tomorrow” already have it pegged as one of the best action movies of the summer, but with one twist. Instead of being an unstoppable alpha dog, Tom Cruise plays a feeble fighter. How hard was it for Tom to get used to the role reversal?

million and June 6th Tom cruise is hoping to take a piece of the action alongside Emily blunt in edge of tomorrow. Review already indicate it could be the best action movie of the summer but with one twist. Instead of being the unstoppable alpha dog Tom plays a fighter. That took a little getting used to. Fight think I broke something. What? My back. You get injured on the field you better make sure you die. Did you ever think that you would be playing a character teaching Tom cruise how to fight on the big screen. No. No. The. Reporter: Going against type Tom major cage is less than heroic army P.R. Guy who learn the way of war from emery battle proven warrior Rita. First time I have to work with her. I saw her work very early on. She's got great taste. Pl choice in terms of within scene. Tremendous power on screen. If defion screen. If definitely tough. Always interrupting me. If. Reporter: Well obviously playful off screen things weren't always as much fun on set with Emily finding that teaching Tom character how to fight was at times painful. You did something with the nose. Happened I think it was one of the first days I was, I did the wire work on stage and hi to good to the beach and try the arm Andy t.it was a day on the wire. I caught my, the butt of my sword on one of the wires which was pulled really tight and it just smashed into my face. Like rebounded off the wire. Like that. If almost broke my nose and the only reaction I got from cross was high 5. Initiated into the club. I was in the action club. Knew would itp had a. Is that the code when you are in an action film. Yes. You are bound to get hurt and go into every day. You have to it's going to happen. You just want to limit it as much as possible. And also she would have appreciated like come on. Maybe a little bit. Maybe a little bit. Come on. Reporter: And warding off alien invaders in the sci-fi action thriller not the only painful moment. Did he pop your rib. I did. On set or ring. On set. What did Tom do. It was my fault actually. Situation. Now we are doing extreme