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‘Jack Reacher 2’ Reportedly Adds Cobie Smulders to the Cast

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by Jacob Hall August 14, 2015 @ 11:52 AM
Marvel
2012’s Jack Reacher was only a modest success at the box office, but it had a card hidden up its sleeve – it was actually a really good movie that people watched after its theatrical run and really liked. So Jack Reacher 2 is coming and for fans of stripped-down, adult-oriented thrillers who never get tired of watching Tom Cruise crash stunt cars for our amusement, that’s excellent news. It’s also excellent news for fans of Cobie Smulders, who has supposedly joined the cast.

‘Jack Reacher 2’ Officially Begins Filming This Fall With Tom Cruise

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by Britt Hayes August 12, 2015 @ 4:50 PM
Paramount
Back in May, we learned the glorious news that Tom Cruise is returning for Jack Reacher 2, re-teaming with The Last Samurai director Ed Zwick for the action sequel. Things have been quiet since then, but a new report reveals that Cruise and Zwick will begin filming the sequel sooner than you may have assumed.

‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Writer Christopher McQuarrie Confirms He Has a Sequel Idea, Could Make It Easier to Sell

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by Britt Hayes August 10, 2015 @ 6:15 PM
Warner Bros.
Last week, Tom Cruise caused a bit of a stir when he revealed that there are tentative plans for an Edge of Tomorrow sequel — there’s nothing solid or official in place yet, but apparently he’s thinking about it. So is Christopher McQuarrie, who wrote Edge of Tomorrow and wrote / directed Jack Reacher and Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation.

Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith, Tom Cruise and More Top Highest-Paid Actors of 2015 List

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by Britt Hayes August 4, 2015 @ 6:33 PM
Ian Gavan, Getty Images
It should hardly come as a surprise that guys like Robert Downey Jr., Will Smith and Tom Cruise are among the highest-paid actors in the world. For his part, Downey Jr. is one of the biggest stars in the biggest movie franchise, while Cruise churns out one blockbuster after another, and the very presence of Smith commands huge box office returns. Predictability aside, there are some surprises on this year’s list of the highest-paid actors in the world.

Every Tom Cruise Movie Ranked (By the Magnificence of His Hair)

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by Matt Singer July 31, 2015 @ 8:11 AM
Fox
There are many ways to rank the works of Tom Cruise. One might consider the quality of his performance, the overall caliber of the production, or the skillfulness of the action sequences. Those are all valid measurements, but I prefer to judge them according to what really matters: the uncanny beauty of Tom Cruise’s hair.

Tom Cruise is Talking About ‘Edge of Tomorrow 2’ and All is Right With the World

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by Jacob Hall July 29, 2015 @ 11:32 AM
Warner Bros.
Edge of Tomorrow — the best summer blockbuster of 2014 — may have underwhelmed at the domestic box office, but it’s difficult to find anyone who actually watched it who didn’t have a great time with it. So when Tom Cruise starts teasing a potential sequel that will reunite him and Emily Blunt for another round of time-traveling, alien-shooting, heavy-armor-wearing, yoga-posing awesomeness, our ears perk up. Yes please, we would like an Edge of Tomorrow 2.

Floppy Disks, Trackballs and Netscape: A Look Back At All the Outdated Technology From the First ‘Mission: Impossible’

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by Matt Singer July 28, 2015 @ 8:09 AM
Paramount
One of the cool things about Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation are its subtle nods to the first film in the franchise. Both movies begin with a cold open action sequence; both then immediately segue into very similar looking credits sequences (with Lalo Schifrin’s classic Mission: Impossible score). Then the hero of the film receives his top secret mission; first, he has a heavily coded conversation with a woman, who hands him a piece of analog recording technology that contains his briefing. The difference is that in the original Mission: Impossible from 1996, the analog device (a small video cassette) represents the cutting edge of entertainment technology. In Rogue Nation, that analog recording (a vinyl record) is now wildly archaic.

Disney’s ‘Bob the Musical’ Hires Michael Chabon and Composer Bret McKenzie, Tom Cruise Still Circling

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by Britt Hayes July 27, 2015 @ 6:50 PM
NBC
Disney’s Bob the Musical has been in development for over 10 years now, with The Artist director Michel Hazanavicius recently coming aboard to reinvigorate the project, while Tom Cruise remains interested in starring. A little more progress has been made on Bob the Musical today, as Flight of the Conchords member Bret McKenzie has been hired to compose the Musical element of the title, and Michael Chabon has been tapped to rewrite the screenplay.

You Can Download the First Four ‘Mission: Impossible’ Movies For Free

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by Jacob Hall July 27, 2015 @ 12:32 PM
Paramount
Paramount really wants you to see Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and they’re nudging you in the ribs using the most effective marketing tactic in the history of marketing tactics...they’re giving you free stuff. Specifically, they’re giving you free digital copies of the first four Mission: Impossible movies, reminding you that this series has been 75% good and that you should start getting excited for the new one.

‘Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation’ Review: After 20 Years, This Franchise Is Still Improbably Good

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by Matt Singer July 24, 2015 @ 10:16 AM
Paramount
Alec Baldwin is just four years older than Tom Cruise. In the mid-’90s, they were both action stars. When the first Mission: Impossible movie came out in 1996, it would not have been inconceivable in the slightest for Baldwin to play super-spy Ethan Hunt; Baldwin was the first actor to play the role of super-spy Jack Ryan in 1990’s The Hunt For Red October; in 1994, he headlined a pair of big Hollywood productions, The Shadow and The Getaway.