By Lanford Beard
Updated December 01, 2011 at 06:24 PM EST

EW has confirmed that Tom Cruise has inked a deal to star in Doug Liman’s forthcoming sci-fi flick All You Need Is Kill. The film, adapted from a graphic novel, follows a soldier (Cruise) who must repeat the same day over and over in order to become a better soldier and win a war against aliens. Dante Harper (Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters) penned the script with Joby Harold (Awake). The film is slated to begin production in the fall of 2012.

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