Official trailer for Jack Reacher, starring Tom Cruise

Trailer Simon Brew 4 Jul 2012 - 06:54

Tom Cruise is Jack Reacher, in the first movie based on the character created by Lee Childs. And here's the trailer...

Earlier this week, a Russian trailer for the upcoming big screen debut of Lee Childs’ Jack Reacher appeared online, before swiftly disappearing again. And the reason for that disappearance was the impending debut of the English language version, that we can now see here.

Reacher is, of course, being played by Tom Cruise in the movie, a piece of casting that, not for the first time in the actor’s career, hasn’t gone down brilliantly in all quarters. Whether Cruise can bring Reacher to life on the screen convincingly remains to be seen, but we’ve got that first proper trailer to feast our eyes on.

The movie is based on the book One Shot, but goes by the name Jack Reacher. And the reason we’re optimistic about it? That’d be the fact that Christopher McQuarrie is writing and directing. His directorial follow-up to 2000’s The Way Of The Gun (a cracking film), it’s his deserved crack at directing a major blockbuster, and we’ll find out in December how he’s done.

Here’s the trailer…

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