Tom Cruise Will No Longer Play Jack Reacher He Is Too Short Creator Says

Tom Cruise’s “Jack Reacher” movie franchise is officially coming at an end.Lee Child British author , who made the character told to BBC Radio that he has decided “There won’t be any more movies with Tom Cruise… Cruise, for all his talent, didn’t have that physicality.”

“He is working on a small screen reboot but Cruise, who has portrayed the titular character in the 2012 film “Jack Reacher” and 2016 sequel “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back,” will not return. Reacher was described in the novels as 6 feet, 5 inches tall but Cruise stands at 5 feet, 7 inches.”

“I really enjoyed working with Cruise,“He’s a really, really nice guy. We had a lot of fun. But ultimately the readers are right. The size of Reacher is really, really important and it’s a big component of who he is.”So what I’ve decided to do is there won’t be any more films with Tom Cruise. 

“And I want all those readers who were upset about Tom Cruise to help me out – participate in choosing the right actor for the TV series. We’re rebooting and starting over and we’re going to try and find the perfect guy,” 

The Jack Reacher film, released in 2012,made nearly $220 million all around and got generally positive review,Cruise took on the lead role in Jack Reacher, an adaptation of the eponymous book series about a former military policeman. 

Cruise has not declared the next film and is as of now filming “Top Gun 2: Maverick.”The foreseen follow-up will hit theaters at some point in 2020.’

Source : BBC

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