Tom Cruise Falls Out of ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E.’

Tom Cruise

Will focus on fifth 'Mission: Impossible" pic instead

Warner Bros. and Guy Ritchie are on the hunt again for the lead in “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” as Tom Cruise has fallen off the project.

SEE ALSO: Tom Cruise Signs On for “Mission: Impossible 5”

Cruise would have co-starred with Armie Hammer, who is still on board and Alicia Vikander, who is still in talks to star, with Ritchie helming. Deadline Hollywood broke the news.

Cruise had also been setting up other projects since coming on to the film, including attaching himself to a fifth installment of the “Mission:Impossible” franchise which has since been fast-tracked, and is believed to have also played a part in his departure.

The film is an adaptation of the 1960s TV series which followed two agents of the United Network Command for Law Enforcement as they fought the evil agents of Thrush.

Ritchie will also produce along with producing partner Lionel Wigram. John Davis is also producing.

Cruise is repped by CAA.

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  1. ling2chen says:

    I am your big fans,can’t ..ωαɪ̇τ.. to see your next movie MI5,amazing to be your you always Tom cruise

  2. TC says:

    Tom is a great actor and it’s better for him to focus on the Mission Impossible franchise and probably do more serious drama like Magnolia and Collateral. His movies are awesome and worth watching.

  3. alex says:

    good move.since he is already doing spy series. after michael jackson media new target tom cruise. i believe in media when they start bashing michael jackson which i regret now. now media think we americans r stupid we believe in them again.forget it. stop defaming tom. he was the best and is the best u have. media is controlled and after michael their mission is to put tom out of the business by defaming him. they were successful with michael. but they will not succeed with tom. because we americans are not stupid

  4. E Cheung says:

    U.N.C.L.E. equals United Network Command for Law AND Enforcement.
    Get with the 60s, and get it RIGHT, man!!!!!!!!!!!!

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