Chris Pratt and Edwin Hodge on Sci-Fi Fun with Amazon’s The Tomorrow War [Exclusive Interview]

The Tomorrow War with Chris Pratt and Edwin Hodge

CHRIS PRATT, EDWIN HODGE, and SAM RICHARDSON stars in THE TOMORROW WAR

The fight for the future relies on the soldiers of the past.

In Amazon’s The Tomorrow War, the film flashes the best aspects of alien invasion movies like Independence Day and Starship Troopers with certain time traveling elements.

In this popcorn chomping summer flick, Amazon Studios brought the action straight to the streaming service just in time for fireworks.

Here’s the official synopsis for The Tomorrow War:

In The Tomorrow War, the world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. Among those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester (Chris Pratt). Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist (Yvonne Strahovski) and his estranged father (J.K. Simmons) in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.

The rest of the cast includes Betty Gilpin, Sam Richardson, Edwin Hodge, Jasmine Mathews, Ryan Kiera Armstrong, and Keith Powers. Chris McKay directed the movie from a script written by Zach Dean.

ALSO CHECK OUT: Jasmine Mathews and Keith Powers on Fighting For the Future in Amazon’s The Tomorrow War [Exclusive Interview]

LRM Online’s Gig Patta chatted briefly with actors Chris Pratt and Edwin Hodge, in which they talked about the attraction and scope of the project.

Chris Pratt is a versatile film and television actor. He started in small screen roles, including Everwood, The O.C.b, and then as Andy Dwyer in Parks and Recreation. Also, he had notable film roles in Moneyball, The Five-Year Engagement, Zero Dark Thirty, Delivery Man, and Her. Then his film breakout roles started in 2014 as Peter Quill/Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy and Emmet Brickowski in The Lego Movie. Then he joined the Jurassic franchise with Jurassic World and its sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Edwin Hodge is currently in FX’s Mayans M.C. He appeared in the Transformer movie Bumblebee, in three Purge movies with The Purge: Election Year, The Purge: Anarchy, and The Purge. He also starred with Chris Hemsworth and Josh Hutcherson in Red Dawn.

The Tomorrow War launches globally on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, July 2.

Watch the exclusive interview with Chris Pratt and Edwin Hodge below. Let us know what you think.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Amazon Studios

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Gig Patta

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and IESB.net. He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.

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