Wednesday, 25 April 2012
News on the Jack Reacher film
According to Screenrant.com, the long awaited One Shot film, which is based on the Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child, may be retitled. At present, the film is going by the title Reacher. Ever since it was announced that Tom Cruise was to play the role of the enigmatic character Reacher it has been a source of consternation amongst loyal fans of the books. This is due mainly to the fact that they do not see Cruise as Reacher and do not feel that he will do the character justice. Read the full article here
Cinemablend’s contributor Eric Eisenberg who recently attended CinemaCon has more background on the film and the footage that he saw. This can be read here.
Staring alongside Cruise will be Rosamund Pike, Robert Duvall and film maker Werner Herzog who is best known for being behind the camera instead of in front of it. Herzog will play Cruise’s nemesis
Lee Child has spoken about the long and tortuous root that it has taken One Shot to be made into a film. The article done for the Wall Street Journal can be found on the Shotsblog. Tom cruise has also spoken about the controversy surrounding him playing Reacher.
The film is due to be released on 21 December 2012 in the US and in February in the UK