Tom Cruise stars in first trailer for sci-fi movie ‘Oblivion’ – watch

Morgan Freeman also appears in the new movie from 'Tron: Legacy' director Joseph Kosinski

The first trailer for Tom Cruise‘s new sci-fi movie Oblivion has been unveiled – scroll down and click ‘play’ to watch it.

Oblivion is set 60 years after an alien attack rendered planet Earth uninhabitable. Cruise stars as a drone repairmen who travels down to the supposedly deserted planet and discovers a secret population.

Joseph Kosinski, who previously made Tron: Legacy, has directed Oblivion from his own graphic novel of the same name. He also penned the film’s script with William Monahan, Karl Gajdusek and Michael Arndt, confirmed writer of the new Star Wars movie.

Alongside Cruise, Oblivion stars Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Melissa Leo and former Bond girl Olga Kurylenko. It is scheduled for release in the UK on April 12, 2013.

Before then, Cruise will be seen in Jack Reacher, the film adaptation of Lee Childs‘ popular novel One Shot. The eagerly-anticipated action flick opens in cinemas on Boxing Day this year (2012).