EXTRAORDINARY: ‘Oblivion’ Sci-Fi Movie Trailer With Joseph Kosinski Director Commentary

OBLIVofficialTomIt doesn’t get cooler than this.  Director Joseph Kosinski provides amazing commentary for the recently released ‘Oblivion’ movie trailer.  

This groundbreaking Sci-Fi thriller is scheduled to open in IMAX and local theaters in the U.S. on April 13, 2013.  It stars Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga KurylenkoAndrea RiseboroughNikolaj Coster-Waldau and Melissa Leo.  The trailer blew us all away when it was released online.  But it’s even more extraordinary when you hear the writer/director reveal behind-the-scenes secrets and tricks.  Just some of the awesome facts Kosinski reveals include:

  1. What or who is a ‘Scav?’
  2. What is a HydroRig?
  3. What happens in the future to The New York Public Library?

Ready to be blown away?  Click on the ‘Oblivion’ trailer special feature below.

In the event you can’t view the trailer above, you can always click on this ‘Oblivion’ directors commentary link.  And it gets even better!  Just last week, Joe Kosinski gave this revealing online interview divulging casting and plot details.  Here is Joe on casting Tom in the lead role as drone repairman, Jack Harper:

“It was our final Comic-Con for Tron: Legacy, and while I was showing the big Comic-Con trailer and we were doing our big song and dance for Tron: Legacy, I was also launching an ashcan for Oblivion, which was just kind of like an introductory chapter with eight images at the Radical [Comics] booth. And the day after I got back from Comic-Con, I got a call from Tom’s agent saying that Tom had seen the ashcan and wanted to meet me and talk to me about it. I went over and met him at his hanger and I pitched him the full story ’cause he had just read that introductory beat, there wasn’t a script at that point it was a story in my head. And I pitched him the whole story over about two hours and at the end of the meeting he said, ‘Let’s do this. I want to do this. I want to do this movie with you.’ … The role fits him like a glove. I just can’t imagine anyone else playing this character.”


Click on the ‘Oblivion’ illustration to read the entire interview with Joseph Kosinski.

As for the movie itself, what we know for sure is Tom plays Jack Harper, a drone repairman in the future fighting aliens on a decimated Earth (humans won the battle, but one look at the planet now and it’s clear they lost the war).  Here’s the original mind-blowing trailer:

The script is inspired by an unpublished graphic novel also written by Joseph Kosinski (the image above was officially released from the publisher).  Radical Studios‘ Executive Vice President, Jesse Berger, made this minute and a half video clip on the origin of Joseph Kosinski’s ‘Oblivion.’

It’s been eight years since Tom’s last Sci-Fi blockbuster, ‘War of the Worlds‘ directed by Steven Spielberg.  We can’t wait for ‘Oblivion,’ which is sure to become an instant classic with it’s groundbreaking visuals and story.

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