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Karl Gajdusek — Oblivion

Karl Gajdusek, born July 30, 1968 in San Francisco, California, is a motion picture writer and producer. He is the co-creator of »Last Resort« with Shawn Ryan. They are both also Executive Producers for the series. Gajdusek has also worked on the series »Dead like Me« and wrote the film »Trespass«.

Oblivion — In 2077, the human Jack Harper works with his companion Victoria »Vic« on the surveillance station Tech 49. Part of a massive operation to extract vital resources after decades of war with a terrifying threat known as the Scavs, Jack’s mission is nearly complete. Jack and Vic receive instructions from Sally, who is located on the space station Tet, and Vic is anxious to leave Earth in two weeks to

join the survivors on Titan. Living in and patrolling the skies from thousands of feet above, his existence is brought crashing down when he rescues a stranger from a downed spacecraft. Her arrival triggers a chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows and puts the fate of humanity in his hands.

DIRECTED BY: JOSEPH KOSINSKI // PRODUCED BY: JOSEPH KOSINSKI / PETER CHERNIN / DYLAN CLARK // SCREENPLAY BY: KARL GAJDUSEK / MICHAEL DEBRUYN // STARRING: TOM CRUISE / OLGA KURYLENKO / MORGAN FREEMAN // MUSIC BY: M83 // CINEMATOGRAPHY: CLAUDIO MIRANDA // EDITING BY: RICHARD FRANCIS-BRUCE // STUDIO: RELATIVITY MEDIA / CHERNIN ENTERTAINMENT // DISTRIBUTED BY: UNIVERSAL PICTURES // RELEASE DATE: APRIL 10, 2013 // RUNNING TIME: 124 MINUTES // COUNTRY: UNITED STATES // LANGUAGE: ENGLISH // BUDGET: $120 MILLION // BOX OFFICE: $286,168,572

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