The â€œGame of Thronesâ€ actor signed on to co-star in the Joseph Kosinskiâ€™s sci-fi thriller â€œOblivion.â€ He will star alongside Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough and Olga Kurylenko.
The story is based on Kosinskiâ€™s graphic novel set in the future where the human civilization is above the clouds and brutal alien Scavengers now stalk the surface ruins of Earth. A surface drone repairman crashed landed on the planet, in which he discovers a mysterious woman that forces him to question everything he knew.
Coster-Waldau will play Sykes, a military veteran and weapons expert. He currently stars in HBOâ€™s â€œGame of Thronesâ€ as Jamie Lannister, which will return on television on April 1st.
â€œOblivionâ€ will begin production next month in Louisiana.