The story is based on Hiroshi Sakurazaka's graphic novel, that centers on a soldier who is killed during an ongoing war between human and alien forces. He mysteriously keeps reliving his last day on Earth over and over again, eventually becoming a better soldier each time he steps into battle. Charlotte Riley plays a fellow soldier fighting alongside Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt.
Doug Liman is directing from an adapted screenplay by D.W. Harper, with Joby Harold performing the most recent rewrite. Erwin Stoff, Tom Lassally, and Jason Hoffs are producing for 3 Arts Entertainment. Production is scheduled to begin this fall in London.