Cobie Smulders, Aldis Hodge and Danika Yarosh are also on board for the sequel, with Ed Zwick directing.
Zwick and and Marshall Herskovitz wrote the most recent draft of the script after Richard Wenk penned the original draft.
2012’s “Jack Reacher” grossed $218 million worldwide for Paramount. The film was directed by Christopher McQuarrie from his own script, based on the Lee Child series of novels. The sequel will be based on Child’s “Never Go Back,” in which Reacher travels from South Dakota to the Virginia headquarters of the U.S. Army Military Police Corps and finds that his new commanding officer has been arrested.
Details surrounding Hodge’s role are under wraps at this time, other than the character being described as “the hunter.”
Cruise and Don Granger are producing. The pic is set to bow on Oct. 21, 2016.
Horcher was most recently seen in the Fox mini-series “Gracepoint. She is repped by by CESD and Omar Mayet.