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Casting: Company for Cruise and Beckinsale

Image The Wrap has learned that Cobie Smulders is in talks with Paramount to play the female lead in the sequel “ Jack Reacher ".

The first part of the franchise, based on the series of novels by Lee Child, earned $ 218 million worldwide. A few months ago, Edward Zwick ("Blood Diamond") agreed to lead the second film. The original script was written by Richard Wenck, and the text was edited by Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz.

In the story, Jack Reacher (Tom Cruise) goes to his old military base in Virginia, where he discovers that the new boss he wanted to talk to has been arrested. Insiders report that Smulders is claiming the role of a girl named Danica . However, Paramount officials have so far declined to comment.


Cobie Smulders is familiar to viewers for her role in the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" ( How I Met Your Mother ). Several years ago, the actress joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe, where she got the role of agent Maria Hill . Also Kobe was noted for appearing in several episodes of the series "Agents of SHIELD" ( Marvel's Agents of SHIELD ).


Another replenishment took place in the " Underworld " franchise: Tobias Menzies ("Casino Royale") received one of the main roles in the fifth film in the series. About the plot of the project, the shooting of which was entrusted to Anna Forster, it is known only that it will focus on a new generation of vampires and werewolves. Menzies will play Marius - the mysterious leader of the Lycans. The actor will join Kate Beckinsale and Theo James, who have already signed up to participate in the next part of the franchise.


Kim Basinger (Los Angeles Secrets) has joined the cast of Tom Ford's thriller Nocturnal Animals ( Nocturnal Animals *). Based on the Austin Wright novel, the film will tell two stories, with a girl named Susan (Amy Adams) in the center of one. One day, her ex-husband sends her the manuscript of his new book. Plunging into a fictional cruel world, Susan begins to think about her own past. Basinger will play Anna Sutton - a socialite from Texas and also the mother of the heroine Adams .

* -preliminary translation.

The Topic of Article: Casting: Company for Cruise and Beckinsale.
Author: Jake Pinkman