Tom cruise should never go back to jack reacher franchise after this. Theres nothing stopping the now 54yearold actor from growing more grizzled and antisocial with every sequel, if he wants to make them. Since its release, many jack reacher fans have questioned the disparity of tom cruise s appearance compared to how the character is described in the books, but according to some tweets by director christopher mcquarrie, things may have been a whole lot more accurate than originally thought. Oct 24, 2016 tom cruise s second attempt at bringing lee childs jack reacher hero to the big screen, jack reacher. Nov 20, 2012 but tom cruise playing jack reacher is beyond stupid. But tom cruise playing jack reacher is beyond stupid. Jack reacher 3, the third jack reacher movie, is the obvious next film in the movie franchise headed by tom cruise. Tom cruise will play jack reacher in a film based on lee childs one shot. Jack reacher series author lee child quits and lets. Never go back is a step down from the 2012 franchise starter, but its still good enough to me to be glad this franchise. Jack reachers creator knows the movie isnt like the bookand he likes it that way lee child, the author of soontobe21 reacher books, reflects on the new film in the franchise, jack. It has an inner viscose lining which gives a comfy feeling.
I was turned down for jack reacher in favour of tom cruise this article is more than 3 years old. Tom cruise returns as cinemas most boring homeless person cruise, this time resembling a narcoleptic simon cowell, stumbles into an ownbrand conspiracy plucked from the. It has proven to be a needed boost to cruises career and a success at the international box office. Calculating tom cruises badass quotient in the jack. Tom cruises jack reacher scars were meticulously placed for. When asked about the casting of tom cruise in the role of jack reacher tom cruise s casting as jack reacher was met with severe criticism from fans of the book series, primarily because the disparity in their heights with reacher portrayed as a blond, 6 ft 5 in 1. The author of the jack reacher series of novels is retiring and handing over the writing duties to his brother, according to a report. Calculating tom cruises badass quotient in the jack reacher. After all, the book hero jack reacher is a huge guy. Tom cruise plays reacher in the new movie jack reacher interviewed by lee child. Jack reachers creator knows the movie isnt like the book. Army military police corps officer pittsburgh, october 2012 film. If you want your favorite book to be made into a movie you kinda got to be ok with things about it changing.
The film isnt released until october, and weve not seen a trailer as yet. Jack reacher is a fictional character and the protagonist of a series of crime thriller novels by. In the novels, jack reacher is a hero with hands the size of dinner plates. At the time lee child sat down to write his first novel killing floor, he was unemployed, having been fired from his. Although tom cruise has proved himself a bona fide action star, he doesnt quite fit the image of jack reacher, described in the novels as 6foot5 and weighing between 210 and 250 pounds. Jun 08, 2016 cruise, 53, returns as former military policeman and noted tough guy jack reacher in jack reacher. Dec 12, 2016 vitals tom cruise as jack reacher, badass drifter and former u.
I dont really understand how one of the smallest looking actors was chosen to play someone who is depicted as a giant in the books. I pictured jack as more rugged looking individual with a square jaw and huge fists, but tom does a really good job of it and is as tough as nails, doesnt take any crap off anybody no matter what their size. Nancy thompson background bamf styles semiannual car week is returning this winter with more looks at cool outfits and cool cars. Watch tom cruise stage a bonecrushing prison break in new. Dec 21, 2012 tom cruise is the familiar archetype title character in jack reacher, dispensing righteous violence and hardboiled aphorisms. Tom cruises jack reacher was way more book accurate than. Jack reacher never go back jacket collection in style. Jack reacher 3 2019 movie trailer, rumors, release. Sep, 2012 tom cruise has taken up the role of jack reacher in an upcoming film of the same name. For more on cruise and jack reacher, pick up the latest issue of people, on newsstands friday. The film stars tom cruise as the title character, with rosamund pike, david oyelowo, richard jenkins, jai courtney, werner. Childs jack reacher novels were adapted into two tom cruise action.
All this excitement was destroyed when tom cruise was cast as the hero. The decision to cast tom cruise as jack reacher the. The next one, jack reacher never go back jacket is perfect for a handsome appearance. Tom cruise is back in action this fall with jack reacher. Never go back, paramount pictures and skydance productions are hoping to establish a midrange franchise showcasing tom cruises action skills. Is tom cruise too short to play jack reacher in never go. Never go back is a step down from the 2012 franchise starter, but its still good enough to me to be glad this franchise exists. The next jacket is the tom cruise jack reacher jacket, it is the one which can make you look stylish in the simplest way. Oct 17, 2012 five months after tom cruise channeled his inner rock star in rock of ages, the actor has resurfaced in prime actionstar form in a trailer for the forthcoming jack reacher. According to writer lee child, jack reacher is 6foot5, 220225lbs, with a 50in chest. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page. The 2012 film was an adaptation of one shot, the ninth book in lee childs series about a former.
Jul 20, 2011 everyones favorite rugged sleuth now has a face. Heres a little about the story from the books synopsis. In childs books, reacher is described as 6ft 5in tall with hands the size of dinner plates. Paramount is facing a dilemma on whether to embark on a sequel to tom cruises jack reacher, and sources tell the hollywood reporter that the film. A fter playing the action hero jack reacher in two hollywood films, tom cruise wont be stepping into his enormous shoes again. We are excited to confirm that tom cruise will play the rugged jack reacher in the movie one shot, adapted from the 2005 lee child novel. Tom cruise as jack reacher or just tom cruise again. Ahead, we swiftly calculate tom cruises badass quotient from the below trailer, and ask you, dear readers, to assess whether cruises jack reacher is a suitably formidable depiction of lee. Jack reacher should not be played by tom cruise home facebook. Lee child says tom cruise is too tiny to keep playing jack. Thats the question that lee child, author of the popular jack reacher thriller novel series, has been fielding for the past year about the casting of.
Never go back has just hit the web, and it features plenty of hard hitting action. Having read all of lee childs jack reacher novels, i was surprised tom cruise was chosen to play the part in the film. This novel was adapted for the screen in 2012 as jack reacher, with tom cruise in the title role. Jack reacher should not be played by tom cruise home. His tyresquealing spell in our reasonably priced car propelled him to the upper. Christopher mcquarrie screenplay lee child book stars. In 2012, he brought jack reacher to the big screen in the movie not so cleverly titled, jack reacher. Tom cruise in jack reacher, based on a lee child book the. Jack reacher formerly called one shot, or alternatively known as jack reacher. Watch tom cruise stage a bonecrushing prison break in new jack reacher. Fans couldnt digest seeing tom cruise as a jack reacher. Cruise was considered much too small to play the hulking military police. Apr 19, 20 at top gear were well aware tom cruise can drive even on two wheels after his appearance in series 15. The tome cruise film is what got me into reading the books, yes cruise is under tall etc.
The character first came to life, however, in the bestselling novels by lee child. Tom cruise kicks butt in new orleans in jack reacher. I saw the movie first and read the book afterhaving read earlier books i was initially disappointed with the casting of tom cruise but if you take the movie for what it is, more an action moviemystery and put aside the physical expectations of jack reacher it basically worksbut still would like to see someone more like reacher in future adaptationsone point mentioned. It is made from 100% distress leather and has an erect collar design. Jack reacher is the lead character and the protagonist in the series of books by british author jim grant who writes under the pseudonym of lee child. Lee child says tom cruise is too tiny to keep playing jack reacher.
Oct 19, 2016 when cruise was cast as jack reacher in the summer of 2011, fans of lee childs bestselling book series were outraged. Get push notifications with news, features and more. Thats only 3 years after the second films debut but these are easy to make, no difficult to write, and cruise is a true professional workhorse. Youve finished your latest book series after the christmas period, youve had a short gap of.
Apr 12, 2017 bout 10yrs ago i went after the role, but cruise got it. Tom cruise has taken up the role of jack reacher in an upcoming film of the same name. Including a competition to be a in the next jack reacher book. Tom cruise rosamund pike richard jenkins jai courtney. Richard wenk, marshall herskovitz and edward zwick have adapted lee childs 18th book in his jack reacher series, and zwick directs. Tom cruise and cobie smulders in jack reacher never go back. Its a fun little movie that doesnt really stick to the plot of any jack reacher book i remember. Tom cruise dropped from jack reacher franchise for being.
One shot is a 2012 american action thriller film written and directed by christopher mcquarrie, based on lee childs 2005 novel one shot. As in by page 30 of most books, the books get into reacher being 65 and anywhere from 220 to 250 depending on the book. Tom cruise plays reacher in the new movie jack reacher. Tom cruise should never go back to jack reacher franchise. When asked about the casting of tom cruise in the role of jack reacher tom cruises casting as jack reacher. Jack reacher quotes by lee child jack reacher tom cruise movie. Jack reacher never go back jacket collection in style jackets. The book is one shot, the ninth in the jack reacher series, written by lee child the movie is jack reacher, starring tom cruise as the eponymous drifter and former army mp who deals out rough justice as he crisscrosses america via bus or hitched ride. Some have questioned casting tom cruise as jack reacher a 6foot5, 250pound bad ass but cruise 5foot7 and slim says hes very comfortable in the role.
The characters creator has decided that the 5ft 7in actor is just. People still think tom cruise is too short to play jack reacher. Never go back, the edward zwickdirected sequel to chris mcquarries 2012 film. Jack reacher author says tom cruise too old for action movies. Jack reacher 3 2019 movie trailer, rumors, release date. With tom cruise, rosamund pike, richard jenkins, werner herzog.
Jack reacher should not be played by tom cruise, ennis, ireland. Was great motivation for me to always stay hungry, he wrote. Never go back, is another adaptation of one of lee childs many reacher novels. Tom cruise is the familiar archetype title character in jack reacher, dispensing righteous violence and hardboiled aphorisms. Tom cruises second attempt at bringing lee childs jack reacher hero to the big screen, jack reacher. Oct 20, 2016 if youre not familiar with the tom cruise is too short to be jack reacher controversy, heres a quick recap.
I have yet to read any of lee childs series although i would like to. You get this one and the other tom cruise movie of jack reacher. Too short tom cruise to be replaced for jack reacher reboot bbc. One shot is a 2012 american action thriller film written and directed by christopher mcquarrie, based on lee child s 2005 novel one shot. Despite fan objections, jack reacher director christopher mcquarrie just let everyone know how close to the character tom cruise actually.
No more jack reacher movies with tom cruise, says author lee. The first images for the next film in the jack reacher series jack reacher. I really think tom cruise is the right actor for the role. The next jack reacher movie if not tom cruise, then who. Adapting a book into a movie always comes with a massive weight of fan expectations. Many individuals may be familiar with the tom cruise one shot movie featuring the character of jack reacher. Tom cruise s second attempt at bringing lee childs jack reacher hero to the big screen, jack reacher.
Sep 24, 2017 you get this one and the other tom cruise movie of jack reacher. Who should have been cast as jack reacher instead of tom. Oct 21, 2016 jack reachers creator knows the movie isnt like the bookand he likes it that way lee child, the author of soontobe21 reacher books, reflects on the new film in the franchise, jack. Jack reacher quotes by lee child jack reacher tom cruise. Jack reacher is a fictional protagonist of a series of novels, novellas and short stories by british. Plus, it is a return to the old school, gritty, realistic action films of old. I really enjoyed it, even though i was skeptical going in.
A homicide investigator digs deeper into a case involving a trained military sniper who shot five random victims. The evolution of tom cruise, from outsider to jack reacher photos the actor, considered one of hollywoods alisters, has had a stellar career full of blockbuster movies beatrice verhoeven. Never go back interview tom cruise 2016 action movie jack reacher must uncover the truth behind a major government conspiracy in order. Instead, child, who has just released his 23rd book in the series about the exploits of a former us army major who hands out vigilante justice, is. Lee child said he has been searching for a way to kill off.151 1094 642 478 949 424 337 32 259 177 826 1543 344 925 1521 666 168 1548 538 655 353 632 101 265 554 277 1377 769 966 617 1020 1532 672 200 812 467 1324 682 760 948 309 203 946 1072 206