After enjoying a bumper summer box-office with his latest film Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation ($480 million worldwide and counting), Tom Cruise has officially added another sequel to his slate with news that Paramount Pictures has set Jack Reacher 2 for release in October 2016.
Edward Zwick (The Last Samurai) is directing the sequel, which will see Cruise return as Jack Reacher, the main character in the bestselling book by Lee Childs. The first Jack Reacher, released in 2012, grossed $218.3 million worldwide and co-starred Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl), David Oyelowo (Selma) and Robert Duvall (Apocalypse Now).
The sequel is set to go into production soon, with news that The Avengers star Cobie Smulders starring opposite Cruise.
Jack Reacher will be released on October 21st 2016.