• Jack Reacher TV Reboot In The Works; Won't Star Tom Cruise

    27 days ago - By Screen Rant

    After two moderately successful feature film outings starring arguably the biggest movie star in the world, author Lee Child is taking the Jack Reacher franchise to television for a reboot that will make do without the star power of Tom Cruise. The two films, Jack Reacher and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back saw the popular character brought to life in a manner that ensured a certain level of box office success, but also meant Reacher himself would be drastically different from how he was depicted in the over 40 different novels devoted to his peripatetic lifestyle. The primary difference being...
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  • ‘Jack Reacher' Is Being Adapted Into a TV Series, Author Says

    ‘Jack Reacher' Is Being Adapted Into a TV Series, Author Says

    27 days ago - By The Wrap

    “Jack Reacher” is moving from the big screen to the small screen for the character's next adventure, according to Lee Child, whose eponymous books were turned into a pair of big screen films starring Tom Cruise.
    But the TV version will swap out Cruise for a different actor, says Child, who told BBC Radio on Wednesday: “Cruise, for all his talent, didn't have that physicality.” In his books, Child frequently describes Jack Reacher as being 6 feet 5 inches tall, with hands “the size of dinner plates” - they have also been described as the size of “a supermarket chicken,” or “Thanksgiving...
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  • ‘Jack Reacher' TV Series In the Works

    27 days ago - By Deadline

    Jack Reacher may be headed to television. Lee Child , whose Jack Reacher book series was turned into a pair of Paramount movies starring Tom Cruise , said today that there is a deal in place to turn the novels into a TV series. According to Child, there will be no more movies with Cruise and he also won't star in the potential TV series.
    The movies, 2012's Jack Reacher and 2016's Jack Reacher: Never Go Back , were produced by Skydance and Cruise/Wagner and distributed...
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  • Too $hort: Is Tom Cruise Out As Jack Reacher?

    Too $hort: Is Tom Cruise Out As Jack Reacher?

    27 days ago - By Birth Movies Death

    Series author Lee Child tosses a diss and teases a new series based on the military investigator.
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