I woke up to great news this morning – the 2012 film, Jack Reacher, which was based on Lee Child’s bestselling novel, One Shot, and starred Tom Cruise in the title role, is getting a sequel. It was just announced that Child’s newest international bestseller, Never Go Back, will be adapted for the film and Tom Cruise is returning as Jack Reacher. As of right now, Cruise and company are trying to get the original film’s Director, Christopher McQuarrie, back at the helm for the sequel, but he has yet to confirm whether or not he’ll be part of the project.
To me, this is excellent news. I know many obstinate fans of the novels will continue to lambaste Cruise for being Jack Reacher because he physically doesn’t “measure up.” But people need to get over this fact because Tom Cruise was excellent in the first film and, whether they like it or not, a sequel is being made. If it’s anything like its predecessor, we’re in for a real treat.
That’s great news. I really liked Jack Reacher. I have yet to read the books (Child’s cameo was really cool) but I may get started soon. Also, McQuarrie is perfect for this material.
Lee Child’s books are very good and Reacher is a fascinating character. I think you’d enjoy them.
Cool. Where should I start? My library has a ton of them, lol.
I’d start at the start with Killing Floor. Do you have that one?
No, I’m pretty sure my Library has it or I can get the e book somewhere. Thanks, Michael! I appreciate it.
No problem. Let me know what you think of it.