Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
Empire's New Tom Cruise Cover
The Jameson Empire Awards 2014
Vote: The Greatest 301 Movies Of All Time!
Rebecca Hall:
My Movie Life

The actress picks the movies that shaped her
Mountain Dew Green Screen
Register Now to see X-MEN First Class!
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
The Empire Podcast #107: Lukas Moodysson, Marc Webb, Avi Arad
Let's go Easter Egg hunting!
Spielberg Plans The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara
Yet another potential directing job
First Jersey Boys Trailer
Clint Eastwood's musical adaptation is heating up
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
15 April 2014
Gone Girl Trailer Lands
And David Fincher is potentially out of Sony’s Steve Jobs biopic
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
31 January 2015
Gone Girl
03 October 2014
Edge Of Tomorrow
30 May 2014
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Divergent (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Godfather Part II (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Butler (2013)
Empire Star Rating
White House Down (2013)
Empire Star Rating
The World's End (2013)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Latest Jack Reacher Clip Online
Bad guys are Cruising for a bruising

06 December 2012  |  Written by James White  |  Source: IGN

submit to reddit

We’re creeping ever closer to Tom Cruise bringing Lee Child’s Jack Reacher to our screens, and now a new clip from the film is online courtesy of IGN. Look to the top of the page to see Jack in action – but beware of stray elbows.

This latest snippet is, of course, intended to demonstrate once and for all that Cruise has what it takes to embody Child’s bruiser of a vigilante. To be honest, he pulls it off nicely, schooling the five thugs who think they’ve cornered an easy target in the art of pain.

Jack Reacher, adapted from Child’s book One Shot by writer/director Chris McQuarrie, finds the title character called in when a former military sniper stands accused of killing five people during a shooting spree.

He insists he’s innocent and demands that Reacher investigate. But when Jack peels back the layers of the case, he discovers much more danger that he initially figured, especially from mysterious crime figure The Zec, played by Werner Herzog.

With Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo, Richard Jenkins, Robert Duvall and Jai Courtney among the cast, Jack Reacher arrives in UK cinemas on December 26, when he’ll make boxing day take on a new meaning. Set the clock in your head for it now.

If you want a little more Reacher action, the most recent international trailer (aimed at the Japanese market) is also online... 


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Disney Has Tron 3 Still In Play
Legacy sequel has new writer
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce

Your Comments

Aaaaannnnd.... still no.
I love the books, and I generally have nothing against Cruise's films (well, the action ones, not the ones where he attempts to "act"), but no. This scene just doesn't work for me at all. I can't quite put my finger on it, but it does hinge around Cruise's acting and ability to fit the role. They're just not gelling for me at all. Ah well, given that I've had to plummet from 20+ films a month to maybe one film every 2 months (new baby!) at least it means I can take this one out of m More

Posted by IainPurdie at 07:01 on 08 December 2012 | Report This Post

Great Clip!
Okay Tom - You have my attention... More

Posted by TPM007 at 16:24 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Looks ok
I dont like that Tom Cruise is reacher if I am honest. I think this guy should have been.. Was in the unit as a special ops guy and looks the part in my mind. Take a look. http://goo.gl/Rm2wE More

Posted by JamesMrVain at 12:50 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

Reaching for new heights.
I must say I never had a problem with the whole height difference thing just wanted an actor less known who hadn't had so many big roles so when you saw him on the film you thought that's Jack Reacher not that's Tom Cruise he's Playing Jack Reacher. But after seeing the footage not just his fighting but also his style and wit in his performance I really have a good feeling about this. I'm excited!! More

Posted by Fallen Giant at 00:56 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

great scene!
I'd much rather have Tom Cruise in all his 5.5ft glory be convincingly Reacher-esque than some 6.5ft bruiser who can't act. More

Posted by tysmuse at 00:37 on 06 December 2012 | Report This Post

He may not be 6.5ft..
.. but I'm hopeful that Jacks character and the way the books read, translates on to the screen to produce a hit film deserved of the brilliant novels. More

Posted by darkhart at 21:25 on 05 December 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
The Making Of Locke: A Filmmaker's Journey
Steven Knight takes us through six pitstops (via Heston Services)

The 10 Most Exciting Movies At Cannes 2014
Empire's pick of the Croisette's finest

Tom Hardy: A Viewer's Guide
The essential, the recommended, the one for the fans... and the one to avoid

Ten Things To Know About The Spooks Movie
Under the hood of The Greater Good

Who’s In Spider-Man’s Sinister Six?
A bluffer’s guide to the planned spin-off from the Amazing Spider-films

14 YouTube Videos Every Game Of Thrones Fan Should Have Watched By Now
From goats singing the theme tune to every death in under three minutes

Hollywood's Biggest Names On Their Favourite Films
Stars and directors like Nolan, Whedon, Wright and Ford on the films that inspire them

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get Limited Edition Collectable X-Men Art Cards

Subscribe today and get 6 issues of Empire plus a set of collectable X-Men Art Cards for only £20!

Subscribe today

Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Just £25
Receive limited edition subscribers-only covers every month Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)