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30 July

Posted: July 30th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

As many of you know I am still standing behind Ben for Jack Reacher in One Shot. Tom Cruise was recently announced as the probable lead which has upset book fans. This is not unusual. Fans are mad at author Lee Child who has said he supports this choice. What is he supposed to say as he has no voice in the casting? Anyway an interesting blog post supports Cruise. Some good points are made but still don’t think it will work as a blockbuster!

24 June

Posted: June 25th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

The people behind Naught For Hire are pushing for social media presence for both Naught For Hire and Ben. So if you haven’t “Like”ed Ben’s FB page or the official NFH one do so (get friends to do so—no spam from either and very little feed). I am still curious how Paramount will use any information derived from social media. They are behind Naught For Hire and One Shot. Every social media site that posted/blogged about Cruise being possibly cast as Jack Reacher has mostly negative comments—will that outweigh what they perceive as big box office? For now though I can play the game.

15 June

Posted: June 15th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , , | No Comments »

Good news for those of you attending the San Diego Comic Con next month. Bad Kids Go to Hell will be there with cast appearances to be announced as known. I will update if and when Ben is announced.  The anti-Tom Cruise comments have continued as more sites weigh-in. What I like is alot of the people are not fans of the books but just think he is over. I don’t think that just he isn’t right for this franchise.

14 June

Posted: June 14th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | No Comments »

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting Tom Cruise is interested in playing Jack Reacher, the main character in the Lee Child novels. This isn’t being greeted well by fans.  This is where it will be interesting to see how Paramount reads these posts. Fledgling projects with no “names” attatched to them are being told to show that “insert name” can carry a project by their presence on social media sites. So what happens whe “the name” draws criticism across the board? It will be interesting to see IMO.  Meanwhile I visited the Facebook Lee Child page and commented as well as responded to The Hollywood Reporter’s FB article and Twitter post on this. I will post on leechild.com forum when I resolve my login issue 🙂 but the news is not being met with positive comments there either!

I am hoping Ben being cast in Bad Kids Go To Hell may influence the producers of other projects with which he is associated .