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First look: Cruise in All You Need Is Kill

The first look at Tom Cruise wearing a mechanised robot suit in 'All You Need Is Kill' has been released online.Leg it!... Cruise in All You Need Is Kill (Copyright: Warner Bros)

In the forthcoming sci-fi actioner, Cruise plays Lt. Col. Bill Cage, an inexperienced officer who is sent on a suicide mission to take down an invading alien force called 'Mimics'.

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He's killed within minutes of his sortie, but thanks to an inexplicable phenomenon, enters a time loop in which he has to re-live the battle and his resurrection time and time again.

Cage must discover through his repeated battles how to change his fate.

The film has been adapted from an award-winning Japanese graphic novel written by Hiroshi Sakurazaka, published in 2004.

The film adaptation is directed by Doug Liman, of 'The Bourne Identity' fame, and will star Cruise alongside Emily Blunt as a special forces warrior and Bill Paxton.

It's out in the UK on March 14, 2014.