How long and how many truly impossible mission impossibles can there possibly be? The title of course has now been watered down since it’s fifth inception came out earlier this year and a sixth is being planned. Of course, we all know by now that the impossible missions that Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt do are not really that impossible since he completes those missions!
So while, through his production company Tom Cruise himself has worked tirelessly to make Hollywood accept him as the next Jack Reacher, he may be biting off a bit more than he can chew here. Fans of the book series know that Tom Cruise is in no way Jack Reacher, but if Tom Cruise wants to put his own sweat and tears producing the films, there isn’t really anything any fans can do or say about it. Jack Reacher’s action flicks may be lackluster, and Hollywood critics might not appreciate them, but they do OK in the box office. What remains to be seen is how long they will allow this to continue.
If Jack Reacher number 3, doesn’t work out for Cruise he can always fall back on Edge of Tomorrow. Often described as the sci-fi version of Groundhog Day. Cruise’s fun flick has him reliving the same day as he goes into an alien battle. While details remain secret on the plot of the new film, the creators of Edge of Tomorrow have a wider universe in mind and ideas for future films. They have a new concept in mind that will change the way people think of franchises forever! Now, if that’s not selling a film, I don’t know what is.