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Tom Cruise: 'Jack Reacher' NYC Premiere Postponed Due to School Shooting

Tom Cruise: 'Jack Reacher' NYC Premiere Postponed Due to School Shooting

Tom Cruise flashes a smile as he arrives at a taping for The Late Show with David Letterman at the Ed Sullivan Theater on Monday (December 17) in New York City.

The 50-year-old actor is in town to promote his flick Jack Reacher. The flick was scheduled to premiere tonight, but was postponed due to the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

“Out of respect for the families who lost loved ones in Newtown, Connecticut, we are postponing tonight’s event,” a statement from the film society read. “We extend our love and condolences to you. Our community grieves with yours.”

The Pittsburgh premiere of Jack Reacher, which was scheduled to take place last week, was also postponed in light of the devastating events.

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  • RP3

    TC is a legend

  • Krix

    Tom looks good in these pics In the papz pics from mid-late summer he looked like he had lost some weight and appeared a little gaunt.
    With his divorce and the death of Tony Scott it was understandable, but it looks as though he is feeling better now.

  • Joseph

    Jack Reacher is getting great reviews 77% RT score

  • steve mcqueen

    Tom Cruise is the greatest movie star of the last 30 years!!!!!!!

  • AshleySophia

    Love my job, since I’ve been bringing in $5600… I sit at home, music playing while I work in front of my new iMac that I got now that I’m making it online(Click on menu Home)


    Tom Hardy says hes a fan of Cruise and wants to do Top Gun 2.

  • steve mcqueen

    @EDDIE FELLER: Tom Cruise and Tom Hardy are my 2 favorites actors and in the same film would be epic!!!!!!!

  • cavill23

    I wish JJ Abrams would direct MI5, he kinda owes Cruise for starting his movie directing career WITH MI3.

  • The kid

    I heard Marky Mark wants to remake the Color of money with Justin Bieber WTF!

  • pattilee

    nice lifts

  • RP3

    @pattilee: Hes a living legend, go back to our 10/hr job loser hahahaha.

  • Hexum lives

    Anybody ever hear about an actor named Jon Erik Hexum who shot himself on the set with a blank gun?

  • steve mcqueen

    @cavill23: Star Trek trailer just came out today!!!!!

  • flatliners1990

    He needs to star with Denzel, Will, Leo, Damon. Hanks, Fassbender, Hardy, thats all i can think right now.

  • pr person

    Crazy Cruise is a living legend?!! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! In his own mind maybe.

  • michael sullivan

    I saw Reacher last week in London great flick, if you loved Collateral you’ll love this.

  • RP3

    @pr person: Thats why hes worked with Newman, Hoffman, Nicolson, Duvall, Hackman, Hopkins, Voight, Scorsese, Kubrick, Spielberg twice, Coppola, Stone, Pollack, Scott, Mann, Crowe, Anderson. And over 15 iconic films bitch!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hes Living legend u mad bro?

  • RP3

    Forgot 3 oscar noms, 7 golden globe noms, 3 sag noms

  • RP3

    @pr person: Forgot iconic characters Joel goodsen, Lestat, Jerry Maguire, Frank TJ mackey, Maverick, Les Grossman, Stacee Jaxx, Vincent in collateral, u mad bro?

  • Lee tee

    What is wrong with showing the movie
    When you have the media playing it
    24/7! Bet the families
    Love to be seen on tv
    24/7 ..there is no kids bing killed it is q adult
    Movie the trailer is areadu being shown!
    Show the movie already
    No reason not too!

  • RP3

    Forgot famous lines/scenes “Feel the need the need for speed”
    “You complete me” “Show me the money”
    “I want the truth/you cant handle the truth” scene Few good men
    You’ve lost that loving feeling scene Top Gun
    Risky Business dance underwear scene
    Color of money doom /poolhall scene
    Rain Man escalator/vegas scene
    Tropic thunder end credits dance scene

    Living legend u mad bro?

  • RP3

    @pr person: Yeah runaway and hide loser hahahaha

  • Remy

    Looking good Tom….

  • pr person

    Hmmm… so because he worked with those actors, he is a ‘living legend’? Good to know… that means that most of Hollywood must be living legends. If an actor has been nominated but… NEVER won an award… that also means he is a ‘living legend’? Interesting….
    Iconic characters…? Famous lines? These are also part of your criteria for a ‘living legend’? Amusing.

  • RP3

    @pr person: @pr person: Hes starred in over 15 classic films, and does all his own stunts (tallest building in the world) that makes him one of the top 10 movie stars of all time, which equels legend jealous troll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • RP3

    Francis Coppola director of the Godfather said Cruise was the hardest working actor he ever worked with and thats coming from a guy whos worked with legends like Deniro, Pacino, Brando, Hopper, Hackman.

    Did i forget to mention he was only 19 when he did the outsiders and i spelled equal wrong damn!!!!

  • DB

    Jeesh – he’s a handsome man.

    He looks fantastic for 50.

  • @ RP3

    Oh wow. You’re obsessed, not to mention delusional! Whatever drugs you’re taking, cut back.

  • Man on a Mission

    One example: A month ago, gossip sites buzzed about a possible romance between Cameron Diaz and Cruise. In fact, theVanilla Sky and Knight and Day co-stars had run into each other in New York, sharing dinner with a group.

    Or another: a photo that circulated of Cruise out to dinner with a mystery woman. In fact, it was McQuarrie’s wife and he’d been cropped out of the picture.

    “We had a great laugh about that,” says McQuarrie, who is hesitant to discuss Cruise’s state of mind in anydepth. “We’ve talked very little about it. I don’t pry. I follow his example and keep it positive. I can’t imagine how I would have held up having a difficult year like that. He’s held up extraordinarily well. I feel for the guy.”

    Diaz says she doesn’t know what Cruise’s emotional connectivity is to the constant media attention around him, “but from what I’ve seen and how he handles stuff, I think that he’s done a very good job of being able to endure a lot. Because he’s certainly put through a lot.” But, she adds, “To make it this long in this business with that kind of attention, if it was going to break him or if it was something that bothered him, I don’t think he would be doing it at the level that he’s doing it.”

    But with his third marriage over, it remains to be seen how female fans factor into the Tom Cruise brand. With no Jerry Maguires on the horizon, and two back-to-back epic alien-fighting films in the pipeline, Cruise’s slate invites a more interesting question: does his personal life matter at the box office?

    “The good news for Tom Cruise is that most guys that want to go see him kick butt in Jack Reacher don’t give a darn about his personal life,” says Dergarabedian. “But the girls that go with them might.”

    Still, one of the world’s biggest movie stars may be one hit away from erasing a whole lot of headlines.

    A good movie provides bounce, but a great one? That holds the power of reinvention, says Dergarabedian. “Audiences have a short memory if you create something incredible.”

  • Man on a Mission

    “He’s incredibly astute about storytelling and cinema and what audiences will be thinking and what they will respond to,” says JJ Abrams, who helmed 2006′s Mission: Impossible III, starring Cruise. “He is the hardest-working person that exists. There is no one I’ve ever seen or read about who puts more of himself into his job. He’s tireless and sleeps so little. He sleeps for a few hours a night. He has the kind of energy and intensity that is completely unique to him.”

    With a passion for doing his own stuntwork, on set Cruise pushes filmmaking “to its absolute limits,” Pike says. “To be fair, the only time he really was concerned about safety is when I was shooting the scene where (my character) Helen gets tasered and I was five months pregnant. And I think Tom was on the edge of his seat, he was like, ‘Don’t hurt her, don’t hurt her. Make sure she doesn’t fall.’ He took tremendous care of me.”

  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Tom Cruise plans to return to Pittsburgh on Wednesday to show “Jack Reacher” for the “fans in the city that so graciously hosted the production of the film,” Paramount Pictures said in a brief statement Monday afternoon.
    However, there will be no red carpet during this time of mourning following the Connecticut school shooting. “The filmmakers and Tom Cruise convey their heartfelt sadness and their deep condolences to the families during this time,” Paramount said.

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  • http://justjared Schlütie

    Tom ist in unseren Augen der ausdrucksstärkste, fleißigste und begabteste Schauspieler der in Hollywood rumläuft. Er ist vielleicht ein wenig eigensinnig, deswegen gab es für Ihn noch keinen Oscar, aber bei seinem Werdegang wären wir vielleicht genauso. Wir haben jedenfalls großen Respekt vor seinen immer sozialkritischen Filmen. Das seine Katie Ihn so hau ruck sitzen lassen hat war nicht fair.

  • NE1

    Note to Tom Cruise: You don’t look taller by wearing a small sweater, you look like you bought your shirt in the child section. That is all. Jack Reacher is supposed to be 6’4”.