Studio acquired rights to the Japanese novel by Chohei Kambayashi earlier this year and attached Cruise to star. Producers are 3 Arts' Erwin Stoff and Tom Lassally and Viz Media's Jason Hoffs.
The project re-teams Cruise with Stoff, Lassally and Hoffs following their work on "Edge of Tomorrow," another Warner Bros. sci-fi project based on Japanese source material. Studio changed the named from "All You Need Is Kill" and showed footage Saturday at Comic-Con with appearance by Cruise, co-star Emily Blunt and director Doug Liman.
"Edge of Tomorrow," a co-production with Village Roadshow, opens June 6.
Jon Berg is overseeing "Yukikaze" for the studio.
Mazeau is represented by CAA and Circle of Confusion. His attorney is Katz Golden Rosenman.
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