Jack Reacher

5 Stories

Citing 'Physicality,' Author Says Cruise Out as Jack Reacher

Lee Child says his character will now head to 'Netflix or something like that'

(Newser) - There's a Jack Reacher TV show in the works, but don't expect Tom Cruise in the lead role. At 5'7", he's too short, according to author Lee Child, whose books describe Reacher as 6'5" with hands as big as dinner plates. "I really enjoyed... More »

Jack Doesn't Reach Madea

Tom Cruise falls short of Tyler Perry's latest

(Newser) - Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween had a little trick in store for Tom Cruise and his Jack Reacher sequel, Never Go Back, with Madea ruling the box office with $27.6 million to Reacher's $23 million. "The star power of Madea and Tyler Perry is undeniable,... More »

A Better Title: Jack Reacher: Never Come Back

Flick is dull and full of cliches, say critics

(Newser) - Jack Reacher is back in Never Go Back, the second installment in the Tom Cruise-led action series based on Lee Child's books. Though audiences seem generally pleased, per Rotten Tomatoes , critics seem to hate it almost as much as they hate the movie's title. Here's what they'... More »

Crowds Love Jack Reacher, But Hobbit Still Wins

Judd Apatow's 'This Is 40' takes 3rd at weekend box office

(Newser) - Christmas weekend is weird for Hollywood because movies often gain traction as the holiday week goes on, the New York Times reports. Still, the box office looks plausible enough: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey held onto first with $36.7 million, ahead of Jack Reacher ($15.6 million) and Judd... More »

Film Premieres Scrapped in Wake of Newtown Shooting

'Django Unchained,' 'Jack Reacher' affected

(Newser) - Hollywood has been responding to the Newtown tragedy with a slew of cancellations, postponements, and other changes to movies:
  • Tonight's LA premiere of Django Unchained, the latest violent film from Quentin Tarantino, has been canceled. "In this time of national mourning we have decided to forgo our scheduled
... More »

5 Stories

AROUND THE WEB