First Look: Tom Cruise In All You Need Is Kill

Tom Cruise plays Lieutenant Colonel Bill Cage in director Doug Liman's 'All You Need Is Kill' due March 14, 2014 Tom Cruise plays Lieutenant Colonel Bill Cage in director Doug Liman's 'All You Need Is Kill' due March 14, 2014

“War of The Worlds” meets “Iron Man” with a touch “Groundhog Day” starring Tom Cruise?!

The first image from Cruise’s “All You Need Is Kill,” based on the graphic novel by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, has been released.

The shot shows the actor suited up in a mech suit running from a wall of flames.

The sci-fi movie centers around Cruise’s Lieutenant Colonel Bill Cage, a soldier who is caught in a time loop while he fights an alien race – and dies again and again – that has invaded Earth. Cruise’s character is able to learn after each death, until he’s able to defeat invaders.

The Doug Liman film, which also stars Emily Blunt, is slated to hit theaters on March 14, 2014.

The actor’s alien butt-kicking big screen adventures will first kick off in 2013 when Cruise plays a solider sent to a distant planet to destroy the last of alien race in in “Oblivion,” which co-stars Morgan Freeman, Melissa Leo and “Game of Thrones” star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.

-- Jesse Spero

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