Tom Cruise and writer/director Christopher McQuarrie likely figured that their next collaboration would be a second Jack Reacher movie. Because that film didn't pull in the numbers Paramount had expected (earning $190M globally), a sequel is unlikely … meaning Cruise and McQuarrie have to look to another action franchise for their next possible gig.
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Sean is a film journalist who has covered the industry since 1998. He's a regular film reviewer for The Washington Post and a daily contributor to Movies.com and Fandango, Senior Film Critic for AMC's FilmCritic.com, a contributor to USA Today, and the Arts & Entertainment Editor for the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA). As the father of two bustling boys, Sean's often exhausted but impossibly happy and immeasurably proud.