The Tom Cruise sequel Jack Reacher: Never Go Back begins principal photography
Paramount Pictures and Skydance Media today announced that principal photography has commenced on Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, starring Tom Cruise (the Mission: Impossible franchise, Edge of Tomorrow) and directed by Edward Zwick (The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond).
Production will take place in New Orleans. The film is set for release on October 21, 2016.
The new film, a sequel to 2012’s Jack Reacher, is based on author Lee Child’s 18th book in the bestselling Jack Reacher series, “Never Go Back.” The film is written by Richard Wenk (The Expendables 2, The Equalizer), Marshall Herskovitz (Love & Other Drugs, The Last Samurai) & Zwick.
Cruise is producing alongside Don Granger (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Jack Reacher), Skydance Media’s David Ellison and Dana Goldberg (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Geostorm), and Christopher McQuarrie (Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Valkyrie). The executive producers are Paula Wagner (War of the Worlds, The Others) and Herb Gains (The Judge, Non-Stop).
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back also stars Cobie Smulders (“How I Met Your Mother,” Avengers: Age of Ultron), Danika Yarosh (“Heroes Reborn,” “Shameless”), Austin Hebert (“Bonnie and Clyde”), Patrick Heusinger (Quantum Break, Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce), Aldis Hodge (Straight Outta Compton, A Good Day to Die Hard), and Holt McCallany (“Blue Bloods,” Gangster Squad).