Star Wars VII has been in the public consciousness for barely over a week, but the relentless rumour mill has been out of control. Everyday yet another potential director is added to the Star Wars VII list, and yet another takes themselves off with a sarcastic quip about how Disney’s Star Wars will star Minnie Mouse with a lightsaber. Here is a recap of all the guys still in the running, and those who have jumped out the Millennium Falcon.
Arise, Lord Michael Arndt, and take your place as writer of Star Wars VII!
Brad Bird’s take on the Mission: Impossible series is a daft, big bucks action fest that falls victim to a cheesy script, a little too much fun-poking and one hell of a dreadful ending. But its breathtaking action sequences and likeable performances ultimately make it a rather entertaining watch. And it’s always fun to see Tom Cruise running about.
Tom Cruise isn’t in them…at least, that’s what they want you to think.
Because Tom Cruise still hasn’t avoided enough explosions.
He’s been the driving force behind some of the most elegant and successful animated films of all time, he’s won two Oscars in four years, and now he’s taking over the Mission: Impossible franchise from J.J. Abrams. Who is this miracle man (don’t be misled by his surname, sexist 1970s chaps, he is indeed a man)? Read on!