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Hooray hooray! A proper Jack Reacher

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Mumsnut Thu 15-Nov-18 06:28:25

Tiny Tom will no longer play the role

Tartyflette Thu 15-Nov-18 06:34:05

So who's in the (6'5") frame now then?

BadgersBiggestFan Thu 15-Nov-18 06:35:39

Is there a new one out? Yay!!

MynameisJune Thu 15-Nov-18 06:58:15

No one yet apparently but no more films with Cruise. A Netflix show or similar.

TroysMammy Thu 15-Nov-18 07:03:37

I agree that Tom Cruise isn't Jack Reacher but I still think the books are a little far fetched. Army war veteran drifter given access to Police Department information to smash a crime ring.

Tartyflette Fri 16-Nov-18 12:35:05

Far-fetched is rather the whole point of the books -- big bloke routinely takes on five or six baddies at once and lays them all out, even takes a bullet to the chest in one of the books and survives.

Tartyflette Fri 16-Nov-18 12:39:24

There was a long-running thread on Amazon a few years ago as to who should play Reacher (after near-unanimous shock that tiny Tom had bagged the role).
It's quite difficult -- they've got to be really big, preferably blonde or fair, and not that young either.

RedFin Fri 16-Nov-18 12:47:09

I'd vote for Chris Hemsworth. He's probably too young and too handsome but I could overlook those flaws, I'm nice like that wink

TroysMammy Fri 16-Nov-18 14:10:27

In his day I would say Nick Nolte.

Noeuf Fri 16-Nov-18 16:43:22

Dave Bautista? With more hair?

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