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News Simon Brew 25 Feb 2013 - 06:47

Tom Cruise may get a second shot at playing Jack Reacher, as Jack Reacher 2 becomes a possibility...

In the middle of January, we posted a story reporting that plans for a sequel to Jack Reacher were somewhat in the balance. The film had been relatively cheap to make by modern day blockbuster standards, with a negative cost of around $60m. Appreciating that a big Tom Cruise movie is still hardly cheap to promote, the general feeling was that somewhere around $250m at the worldwide box office was required to get Jack Reacher 2 moving.

Turns out, while nobody was looking, the film has snuck closer to that line than you might have thought.

As things stand, while Jack Reacher has struggled a little in the States, gathering up just short of $80m, it's been a decent success elsewhere. The non-us take has crept up to $133m, »

- simonbrew

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