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Jack Reacher series it's not Tom Cruise!

Poll: Jack Reacher series (1 member(s) have cast votes)

Should Tom Cruise play Jack Reacher?

  1. are you out of your fucking mind? (1 votes [100.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 100.00%

  2. not a good choice (0 votes [0.00%])

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  3. maybe - let's see... (0 votes [0.00%])

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  4. sure, someone who's 5'8" can play a 6'5" character no problem (0 votes [0.00%])

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  5. sure - no, really! (0 votes [0.00%])

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  6. Jack who? Tom what? (0 votes [0.00%])

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Posted 14 August 2012 - 08:33 AM

I've also been reading the series by Lee Child featuring the character Jack Reacher - a recent bout of illness saw me read three more, I think I may have about 7 or so to go. I really like this character, I guess the type goes back to the knight errant or even the Rangers of Lord of the Rings type of character, with a liberal dose of Dirty Harry to boot.

I was dismayed to learn that Tom Cruise has been cast to play this character - Lee Child, the series author, has said that with Cruise 'you get 90% of Reacher but 100% of the character', but in fact by my calculations Cruise is actually about 70% of Reacher at best, going by height and weight. Although I do't mind him as an actor, I can't see him delivering 130% that way.
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