Having put bums on seats internationally – and likely to do the same this weekend when it opens domestically – with “Oblivion” this past weekend, Tom Cruise has decided to swim in science-fiction’s deep, colourful pool of visual cool for a while longer.
In addition to a second sci-fi film he has in the can, Doug Liman’s “All You Need is Kill”, Cruise has signed for ”Yukikaze”, a big-scale film based on a series of Japanese sci-fi novels by Chohel Kamayashi, says Deadline.
Yukikaze unfolds in the early 21st Century, three decades after the alien force JAM invaded earth through a dimensional porthole that appeared over Antarctica. While humans beat back the attack, they form a special combat force to eradicate the alien threat on its home planet.
Warners, who Cruise worked with on such flicks as “Interview with the Vampire” and “All You Need is Kill”, are financing and distributing the pic.
Cruise, back on top following his slight star tarnish following the Orpah couch-jumping incident a few years ago, has a busy couple of years ahead of him. In addition to the films mentioned above, he’s also set to do a fifth “Mission : Impossible”, has Guy Ritchie’s “Man from U.N.C.L.E” to do, and is mulling a sequel to “Jack Reacher”. Cruise is also attached to star in a spin-off of “Tropic Thunder”, based around his Les Grossman character, and had been flirting with a sequel to “Top Gun”, with original director Tony Scott, shortly before Scott’s passing.
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Against the Current - the band, not adventures in dangerous swimming 101
Zedd - If our love is tragedy, why are you my remedy? (Well, answer my question!)
Arrow (Okay, Felicity from Arrow!)
Chrissy Costanza (cat eyes and buttery lyrics!)
Girls (TV) (Okay, Allison Williams!)
Movies - especially when they play in the dark.
Twin Peaks (TV)
Friends (TV) (It had me at "No way are you cool enough to pull Clint"; damn straight, Chandler!)
Traveling - preferably where water is, so I can splash someone!
Star Wars trilogy - no, the other one, fella!
Alex G - far more talented than her younger brother Alex H
Cameron Crowe movies - Say Anything..., Jerry Maguire, Almost Famous
The sign 'Free Wi-Fi'.
Reenacting dance/song scenes from "Grease" with my little girl (hey! Wait till you see my 'Summer Lovin'! - don't judge)
Die Hard - 40 stories of Sheer Adventure!
Alex Goot & Friends (his enemies aren't half as talented!)
Cooking up a nice dish and sitting in the entertainment area, on a cool night, basking in it's greatness.
Inflatable kids pools full of Vodka Lime Crush.
Acidic Email from angry, over passionate teenagers after I trash something "Twilight"-related on the site. Sparkle elsewhere.
My baby girl's big, caring heart.