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Tom Cruise's Butch plan Tom Cruise is to remake ˜Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'.
Yahoo ^ | April 5, 2009 | BANG Media International

Posted on 04/06/2009 7:00:08 PM PDT by tlb

The ˜Valkyrie' actor started plans to produce the 60s western - which is about two lovable bank robbers - last year and hopes to star in the with his close friend John Travolta.

A source said: "It has been a pet project of his that has been on the back-burner for years. But now he's ready to go, and will most likely happily eschew the enormous salary that he normally commands."

When the movie goes ahead Tom will revive the role of Sundance - previously played by Robert Redford - and John, 55, is expected to play Cassidy.

A friend told Britain's Daily Mirror: "Butch and Sundance is a labour of love for Tom. He was eight years old when he saw the original and it made an impression that has stayed with him all his life. He can't wait to get to work."

(Excerpt) Read more at uk.news.yahoo.com ...


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KEYWORDS: remake; sundance; toncruise; travolta
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1 posted on 04/06/2009 7:00:08 PM PDT by tlb
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To: tlb

This would be like someone trying to do a remake of Casablanca.


2 posted on 04/06/2009 7:02:06 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: P-Marlowe

These actors live in La-La land.


3 posted on 04/06/2009 7:03:32 PM PDT by Buddygirl
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To: tlb

Hollywood doesn’t have a creative bone in its body anymore.


4 posted on 04/06/2009 7:03:38 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (American Revolution II -- overdue)
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To: tlb

Seeing Tom Cruise and “butch” in the same sentence stunned me.


5 posted on 04/06/2009 7:03:41 PM PDT by Winstons Julia
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To: P-Marlowe

Why in the world... is there no more imagination left in hollyweird?


6 posted on 04/06/2009 7:04:00 PM PDT by Mmogamer (<This space for lease>)
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To: tlb

Maybe they’ll hit a rock when they jump off that cliff this time.


7 posted on 04/06/2009 7:04:06 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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Soon to be a new term in the entertainment lexicon:

“Cruising the Shark”


8 posted on 04/06/2009 7:04:14 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: P-Marlowe

You mean, the one where Ilse dumps her husband and Bogart and runs off with the french singer to live a liberated lesbian life in...Casablanca?


9 posted on 04/06/2009 7:04:32 PM PDT by Mr Rogers (Obama - Making Jimmy Carter look like a giant!)
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To: tlb

Butch Xenu and the Fair Game kid


10 posted on 04/06/2009 7:04:36 PM PDT by cybervyk
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To: tlb
He's almost as arrogant as Obama.

Shouldn't it be renamed "L. Ron Hubbard and the Scientology Kid" ?

11 posted on 04/06/2009 7:04:41 PM PDT by CASchack
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To: tlb

Because ‘Valkyrie’ was such a hit and won a whole bunch of Oscars?

*SNORT*

When is that spaceship coming for him? What a kookburger. And while the camera LOVES him, I’ve never seen him in a movie where I wasn’t thinking, “Hey! That’s Tom Cruise!” versus the actual CHARACTER he was PAID to be playing.

Even Bruce Willis (a BRILLIANT actor by comparison) IS ‘John Mc Clane’ in the Die Hard movies. Yeesh!


12 posted on 04/06/2009 7:05:23 PM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (Save The Earth. It's The Only Planet With Chocolate.)
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To: tlb
Xenu: Warrior Princess Pictures, Images and Photos

Better idea...

13 posted on 04/06/2009 7:05:28 PM PDT by Snickering Hound
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To: tlb

Cruise, you insolent snot. Why don’t you go remake Flop Gun.


14 posted on 04/06/2009 7:05:36 PM PDT by stboz
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To: Winstons Julia
Seeing Tom Cruise and “butch” in the same sentence stunned me.

Actually, I was thinkin' Brokeback Mountain Part 2...

15 posted on 04/06/2009 7:06:19 PM PDT by John123 (The US may be going down the drain, but everyone else will drown first...)
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To: tlb

Ugh. What a waste.


16 posted on 04/06/2009 7:07:08 PM PDT by Think free or die (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money - M.Thatcher)
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To: tlb

Are they still stuck in the closet?


17 posted on 04/06/2009 7:08:47 PM PDT by max americana
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To: tlb

Cruise and Travolta? Forget Butch and Sundance. How about the “The Gay Caballeros”???


18 posted on 04/06/2009 7:09:59 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but he will give us the shaft.)
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To: Think free or die

Most of Hollywood’s remakes have been bombs and utterly void of anything good.

Cheaper by the Dozen (Bonnie Hunt and Steve Martin) once exception I can think of. The original was great and the remake was very good and fun.


19 posted on 04/06/2009 7:10:07 PM PDT by K-oneTexas (I'm not a judge and there ain't enough of me to be a jury. (Zell Miller, A National Party No More))
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To: John123
I was thinkin' . . "Bitch Cassidy and the Spankass Kid".

Same difference, though.

20 posted on 04/06/2009 7:10:24 PM PDT by skeptoid (AA, UE, MBS [with oak leaf clusters])
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To: tlb

But he’s just a little guy!


21 posted on 04/06/2009 7:10:35 PM PDT by Califreak (111th Congress: Destroying America With Reckless Abandon)
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To: tlb

This is gonna be a great “South Park” episode...


22 posted on 04/06/2009 7:11:02 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but he will give us the shaft.)
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To: John123

It’s like seeing Rosie O’Donnell and “dainty” in the same sentence.


23 posted on 04/06/2009 7:11:29 PM PDT by Winstons Julia
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To: Mr Rogers

Yeah, and Rick apologizes to the Nazis for being an arrogant American.


24 posted on 04/06/2009 7:13:25 PM PDT by wolfpat (Revolt, and re-establish the Constitution as the law of the land!)
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To: tlb

Oh, ick.


25 posted on 04/06/2009 7:13:57 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance." ~Sam Brown)
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To: tlb

Remakes do not do well. And westerns do not do well in general - not in this age.

Another dud for Tom.


26 posted on 04/06/2009 7:15:13 PM PDT by eleni121 (Kosovo is SERBIA forever! no matter what NATO/Bush/Clinton/McCain/Obama demand)
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To: P-Marlowe

Watched the movie again recently for the first time in near on 40 years.

Mostly pretty good, but what an atrocious soundtrack.


27 posted on 04/06/2009 7:15:33 PM PDT by Sherman Logan (Everyone has a right to his own opinion, but not to his own facts.)
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To: tlb

If John Travolta goes along with it, they could call the new movie “Butch Cassidy and the Scientology Kid.”

Give it an extra dimension, kind of. When they dive off the cliff, they could be rescued by a flying saucer.


28 posted on 04/06/2009 7:17:23 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: D-fendr

Tom jumped the shark on his second bounce on Oprah’s sofa.


29 posted on 04/06/2009 7:17:28 PM PDT by doc1019 (Idiocy is as Obama does)
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To: skeptoid
I was thinkin' . . "Bitch Cassidy and the Spankass Kid".

Say, that's pretty funny. Hollywood needs some refreshing new writing talent... :)

30 posted on 04/06/2009 7:18:42 PM PDT by John123 (The US may be going down the drain, but everyone else will drown first...)
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To: tlb
This is almost as bad as trying to remake Gone With the Wind... no way this will not belly flop... Cruise ain't got the talent to pull it off.

LLS

31 posted on 04/06/2009 7:19:28 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (hussein will NEVER be my President... NEVER!!!)
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To: tlb
My favorite movie of all time and Tommy Boy wants to ruin it.

Glad I didn't see Valkyrie.

32 posted on 04/06/2009 7:19:29 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Only after disaster can we be resurrected." -- Tyler Durden)
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To: fieldmarshaldj; Impy; ExTexasRedhead; calcowgirl; neverdem; metmom; Tired of Taxes; cripplecreek; ..

John Travolta & Tom Cruise starring in a remake of “Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid?” It sounds like an 1800’s version of “Brokeback Mountain” with Scientology.

Had cancer not killed Paul Newman, this would have.


33 posted on 04/06/2009 7:20:01 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Being condemned for corruption by Mexico is like being lectured on morals by the adult film industy)
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To: tlb

to funny!


34 posted on 04/06/2009 7:21:26 PM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: tlb

Tom cruise as Sundance? I don’t think so.

He should just be re-making some Pee-Wee Herman films.


35 posted on 04/06/2009 7:21:53 PM PDT by Bullish ( Reality is the best cure for delusion.)
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To: tlb; a fool in paradise

Bobby Redford is doing sun dances in his grave!


36 posted on 04/06/2009 7:21:56 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: tlb

“Think you used enough Astroglide there, Butch?”


37 posted on 04/06/2009 7:22:26 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Sherman Logan
Mostly pretty good, but what an atrocious soundtrack.

Other than the Raindrops song, I rather liked it.

38 posted on 04/06/2009 7:22:32 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Winstons Julia

take your bebers off stune


39 posted on 04/06/2009 7:23:15 PM PDT by higgmeister ( In the Shadow of The Big Chicken!)
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To: P-Marlowe
This would be like someone trying to do a remake of Casablanca.

Here's looking at you, kid.


40 posted on 04/06/2009 7:24:49 PM PDT by Richard Kimball (We're all criminals. They just haven't figured out what some of us have done yet.)
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To: Revolting cat!
"Bobby Redford is doing sun dances in his grave!"

I think you're thinking of Newman. Unless there's something I haven't heard, Redford is still among us.

41 posted on 04/06/2009 7:27:04 PM PDT by Think free or die (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money - M.Thatcher)
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To: P-Marlowe
Some things should be left alone...this is one.

Tom Cruise is already a joke!

42 posted on 04/06/2009 7:27:40 PM PDT by lonestar (Obama is turning Bush's "mess" into a catastrophe.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Valkyrie was a good flick. As far as a remake of BCASD it probally wont be bad. I love people who dont even watch some movies like “Valkyrie” but talk down about them. Sounds like a lib talking about Sarah Palin....stupid.


43 posted on 04/06/2009 7:28:42 PM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: Richard Kimball
Or something like this:


44 posted on 04/06/2009 7:29:30 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: Snurple
We're talking about a fricking movie.

I bet you're one of those idiots who watch American Idol, aren't you?

45 posted on 04/06/2009 7:30:32 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Only after disaster can we be resurrected." -- Tyler Durden)
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To: P-Marlowe

Shut up! he’ll do it!


46 posted on 04/06/2009 7:31:37 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: tlb

Tom and John bringing Scientology to the old west....


47 posted on 04/06/2009 7:32:31 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Librerals are more dangerous to liberty than terrorists.)
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To: P-Marlowe

Actually, robert redford more or less DID DO A REMAKE OF casa blanca.

Ever see “Havanna”?

It’s practically a copy of the movie “casa blanca”.


48 posted on 04/06/2009 7:33:26 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

No Im one of those “idiots” that dont make stupid comment about movies they havent seen ...like you.


49 posted on 04/06/2009 7:33:39 PM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: mamelukesabre
There are a few true classics that will never be remade.

Strange Brew

Tim Conway's "The Longshot"

The Burbs

50 posted on 04/06/2009 7:34:59 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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