Jeremy Piven Joins Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' During Reshoots

August 15, 2013

Jeremy Piven

After showing off some footage at Comic-Con (along with those cool teaser posters), the sci-fi action flick Edge of Tomorrow (formerly All You Need is Kill) starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt was headed back across the pond for some scheduled reshoots. Well, along with those reshoots apparently came some rewrites as well, because Deadline reports Jeremy Piven is a last minute addition to the Doug Liman-directed film set up at Warner Bros. The movie was already wrapped when footage premiered at Comic-Con, but some extra scenes still needed to be shot and the "Entourage" star is playing a new character in them.

Deadline says that a Warner Bros. spokesperson wanted to stress that these reshoots were always planned, but that seems strange since these are extra scenes that contain a new character that seemingly wasn't cast until the crew went back to the UK to shoot. In fact, one of the reasons Piven was cast as Colonel Walter Marx, was because he was already in the country on hiatus form his series "Mr. Selfridge." So if these were planned from the beginning, why wasn't someone cast in the role from the beginning? It seems fishy, but the footage for the film at Comic-Con looked good, so hopefully it's nothing to worry about.

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Please, please stop butchering this amazing story 🙁

axalon on Aug 15, 2013

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