Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge and Danika Yarosh are also on board for the sequel, with Ed Zwick directing.
Zwick and and Marshall Herskovitz wrote the most recent draft of the script after Richard Wenk penned the original draft.
2012’s “Jack Reacher” grossed $218 million worldwide for Paramount. The film was directed by Christopher McQuarrie from his own script, based on the Lee Child series of novels. The sequel will be based on Child’s “Never Go Back,” in which Reacher travels from South Dakota to the Virginia headquarters of the U.S. Army Military Police Corps and finds that his new commanding officer has been arrested.
Details surrounding Hodge’s role are under wraps at this time, other than the character being described as “the hunter.”
Cruise and Don Granger are producing. The pic is set to bow on Oct. 21, 2016.
Horcher was most recently seen in the Fox mini-series “Gracepoint. She is repped by by CESD and Omar Mayet.
Yesterday was Jack Reacher’s birthday and producer Don Granger was wishing him a Happy Birthday posting this pic of Tom, Cobie Smulders and director Edward Zwick on the set of the movie in New Orleans.
Wonder Woman scribe Jason Fuchs has been set to write the latest draft of Tom Cruise and Doug Liman’s sci-fi actioner Luna Park for Paramount and Skydance, sources tell Variety.
Variety first reported that Cruise was joining Liman to develop Luna Park with an eye to star in the film for Paramount.
Sources now say if all goes well with Fuchs’ draft, Paramount and Skydance would try to squeeze in the film before the next installment of Mission: Impossible, which is currently being eyed for a summer 2016 shoot. Cruise is currently shooting Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, and he could jump into Luna Park afterward.
Luna Park’s plot revolves around a group of renegade employees who venture to the moon to steal an energy source.
Besides penning Wonder Woman, Fuchs also recently penned Warner Bros.’ Pan and has several films in development including Rust at Fox. He has also gotten back into acting, most recently shooting La La Land with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
He is repped by WME and Brookside Artist Management.