Even though the voiceover narration here is in Japanese, the last Jack Reacher trailer did enough to tell you what the movie’s about, more than any of the previous trailers combined.
We see the only way for our hero to get justice is in the street, disregarding civil authority. However, trailer doesn’t reveal if Reacher has done what he was supposed to do, or did he fall short of his mission. It’s refreshing to see Tom Cruise as a less clean-cut hero than is his usual stock in trade.
Director Christopher McQuarrie’s adaptation of Lee Child’s novel ‘One Shot’, the ninth book in a series of 17 featuring the titular character, also starring Werner Herzog, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, Robert Duvall, Jai Courtney and David Oyelowo.
Paramount is hoping that the Reacher’s fan base will turn out for what they hope to be a franchise of his films.
Jack Reacher opens December 21st.
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When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: “Get Jack Reacher!” So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher against an unexpected enemy, with a skill for violence and a secret to keep.