'The Tomorrow War' Full Cast List: Meet Chris Pratt and other stars from Amazon movie
'The Tomorrow War' also stars Yvonne Strahovski, JK Simmons, Betty Gilpin and Ryan Kiera Armstrong in pivotal roles
‘The Tomorrow War’ is an upcoming sci-fi movie starring Chris Pratt and Yvonne Strahovski in lead roles. The movie, backed by Amazon Studios, revolves around a war between humanity and an alien species in 2051. The aliens are trying to destroy the planet while humans are doing their best to survive. However, the humans are losing the battles and are in dire need of some reinforcements.
They decide to travel in the past and transport some people from the current timeline to fight the war and save humanity. Will they be able to win the war and save the planet for their future generations? Such burning questions will be answered in ‘The Tomorrow War’. The movie is filled with Hollywood A-listers like Pratt, Strahovski, and Academy Award-winning star JK Simmons. There are high expectation from the film because Amazon has churned out some gems like 'The Lie'. Here's what you should know about the cast of ‘The Tomorrow War’.
Chris Pratt as Dan Forester
Born on June 21, 1979, Christopher Michael Pratt is one of the most renowned stars in the world right now and has been a part of various blockbuster projects. At the age of 19, Pratt was waiting tables at a restaurant in Maui when he was discovered by actress and director Rae Dawn Chong. She cast him in her directorial debut, the short horror film ‘Cursed Part 3’. Meanwhile, in 2001, he made his television debut with the show ‘The Huntress’.
His first regular role was on the series ‘Everwood’. Pratt also had a cameo appearance in the movie ‘Wanted’ opposite Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy. In 2009, Pratt began playing Andy Dwyer on the NBC comedy series ‘Parks and Recreation’. Originally meant to be a temporary character, producers liked Pratt so much they asked him to become a series regular. The role made him a household name and his popularity as an actor shot to a whole new level. He was also nominated in the Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category at the Critics’ Choice Television Awards.
After making an appearance in a number of high-end projects, his moment of glory came in 2014 when Marvel cast him as Star Lord/Peter Quill in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. Viewers loved his acting skills and comedy timing and the movie turned out to be a giant hit at the box office. The project made him a world-renowned Hollywood star. The actor continued his golden run with the 2015 movie ‘Jurassic World’. The movie earned $524 million globally in its opening weekend and grossed $1.6 billion at the box office.
Pratt was last seen lending his voice to Barley Lightfoot in the animated movie ‘Onward’, which was nominated in the Best Animated Feature category at the Academy Awards.
Yvonne Strahovski as Vicki Winslow
Strahovski started was passionate about acting since childhood and acted in various theatre productions when she was a teenager. She made her TV debut in 2004 with Australian TV shows like ‘Double the Fist’ and ‘Headland’. After appearing in a variety of Australian projects, Strahovski decided to send her audition tape for a role in the acclaimed TV series ‘Chuck’. The actress was called for an audition and won the part of Sarah Walker. She moved to the USA and started her journey in the entertainment industry.
Apart from acting, she has also done a lot of voice-acting as well. The actress was an integral part of the hit video-game series ‘Mass Effect’. She received a nomination at the Spike Video Game Awards for Best Performance by a Human Female for ‘Mass Effect 2’. In December 2012, she made her Broadway debut in a revival of Clifford Odets' ‘Golden Boy’ and won a Theatre World Award for her acting. Later that year, she made her debut in the TV series ‘Dexter’ and played the main role of Hanna McKay. She won a Saturn Award for Best Guest Starring Role on Television for her role in the series.
Since 2017, she has been portraying the character of Serena Joy Waterford in the Hulu series ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’. The actress garnered universal acclaim for her acting on the show and garnered nominations at the SAG Awards, Golden Globes, Primetime Emmy Awards, and Critics’ Choice Awards.
JK Simmons as James Forester
Simmons needs no introduction. He has already proved himself with decades of work and continues to impress the audiences with his impeccable acting. The actor graduated in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in music and went on to pursue an acting career after moving to Seattle.
In the late 1980s, he started his Broadway career and acted in many theatre productions during the '90s. However, he became a household name with his portrayal of J Jonah Henson in the original ‘Spider-Man’ film series. In 2014, he stunned everyone with his acting in the movie ‘Whiplash’ and earned him his first-ever Oscar win in the best supporting actor category. The actor won more than 45 acting awards for the movie, including a Golden Globe, BAFTA, and a Screen Actors Guild award.
Simmons has also been seen in projects such as ‘La La Land’, ‘Juno’, ‘Terminator Genisys’, ’21 Bridges’, ‘Palm Springs’ and ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’.
Betty Gilpin as Emmy Forester
Born on July 21, 1986, Gilpin is known for playing the portraying Debbie Liberty Belle Eagan in the Netflix series ‘Glow’. She began her acting career with guest starring roles in numerous television series, including ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’, ‘Fringe’, ‘Medium’, ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’, and ‘Elementary’.
She gained wide prominence after appearing in the comedy-drama series ‘Nurse Jackie’, appearing from 2013 to the series' conclusion in 2015. However, her moment of glory came with the Netflix show ‘Glow’. She received universal acclaim for her role and garnered nominations at Critics’ Choice Television Awards, SAG Awards, and Golden Globes.
Ryan Kiera Armstrong as Young Muri Forester
Armstrong started her career at the tender age of 8 and featured on TV miniseries titled ‘The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair’. In 2019, at age 9, she played the role of Victoria Fuller in the hit movie ‘It Chapter Two’. Apart from the aforementioned projects, Armstrong has also been seen in titles like ‘Anne with an E’ and ‘American Horror Story’.
She will be next seen in Marvel’s ‘Black Widow’ opposite Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh.
Excited about ‘The Tomorrow War’? Catch the upcoming sci-fi movie exclusively on Amazon Prime Video on Friday, July 2.