Emily Blunt isn’t an actress who’s immediately comes to mind for sci-i action, although she did okay with the subtle sci-fi in The Adjustment Bureau. However now she’s planning a bit more intense alien action, as Variety reports that she’s in talks to star in All You Need is Kill (which some sources say has been retitled We Mortals Are, although it’s not 100% clear whether it has) for Warner Bros. and director Doug Liman.
The film is about a soldier (Tom Cruise) who finds himself reliving his last day over and over again after being killed by aliens in a long-running war. Each time he comes back to life, he finds himself becoming a better fighter (as in a video game). Blunt will play a woman who fights alongside his character.
Doug Liman is directing from a screenplay by Dante Harper. It isn’t known when production will begin on this sci-fi tale.