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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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To: mamelukesabre
Actually, robert redford more or less DID DO A REMAKE OF casa blanca. Ever see “Havanna”?

Nope. Has anyone?

51 posted on 04/06/2009 7:36:49 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (LPFOKETT GAHCOEEP-w/o*)
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To: Sherman Logan

GMTA

I was halfway into saying the exact thing when I had a phonecall.


52 posted on 04/06/2009 7:39:09 PM PDT by Shooter 2.5 (NRA /Patron - TSRA- IDPA)
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To: tlb

Mistake, I think, on Cruise’s part.

His best movie to date has been “The Last Samurai.” He was outstanding as was everything else about that show.

Apparently, like Russell Crowe, Cruise can really hit a theme of courage/values/inspiration out of the park. I can’t think of any other movie he’s done that carried such a theme....Top Gun coming close, but actually ending up a self-doubt/macho/chick flick.

Cassidy’s been done, and it isn’t that inspirational.

Look elsewhere Mr Cruise.


53 posted on 04/06/2009 7:40:05 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain, Pro Deo et Patria)
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To: Winstons Julia
Seeing Tom Cruise and “butch” in the same sentence stunned me.

That is exactly what grabbed my attention. I thought we might finally find out who fathered his kid.
54 posted on 04/06/2009 7:40:19 PM PDT by Freepmanchew
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To: tlb
So..many..jokes...
55 posted on 04/06/2009 7:42:00 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (When you're spinning round, things come undone. Welcome to Earth 3rd rock from the Sun!)
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To: Winstons Julia
Seeing Tom Cruise and “butch” in the same sentence stunned me.

Worse yet, it stuned my beeber!

56 posted on 04/06/2009 7:42:05 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: tlb

Another news source actually asked Tom’s people and they denied the story. We can only hope it never happens.


57 posted on 04/06/2009 7:43:51 PM PDT by SlapHappyPappy
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To: Revolting cat!

LOL

This thread could actually turn into something, I think.


58 posted on 04/06/2009 7:43:59 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: K-oneTexas

The “Fun with Dick and Jane” remake was much better then the original but that is the only one I can thing of.


59 posted on 04/06/2009 7:44:10 PM PDT by Harmless Teddy Bear (When you're spinning round, things come undone. Welcome to Earth 3rd rock from the Sun!)
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To: P-Marlowe

I rented it once for 99cents.

LOL

Seriously(kinda), the only way cruise is gonna make this movie fly is if he and travolta do alot of mission impossible style super slo mo stunts with kung foo horses and uma thurman is their sidekick with her samurai sword chopping up all the bolivians.

Also, they need to work in some evil nazi subplot somehow. And a funny chinaman like whatshisface from karate kid.

Then the movie would make it...maybe.


60 posted on 04/06/2009 7:47:54 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: SlapHappyPappy

I wonder if Tom the real source behind this, or did the Church of Scientology put Travolta and Cruise up to it? Who owns the rights to the storyline?


61 posted on 04/06/2009 7:53:50 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Snurple

I just don’t like that faggot Tom Cruise.

Sue me.


62 posted on 04/06/2009 7:58:24 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Only after disaster can we be resurrected." -- Tyler Durden)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
I dont know if hes a queer or not. I do know he can go to bed with this when he chooses...Id hit it...


63 posted on 04/06/2009 8:03:46 PM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: tlb

Insane.


64 posted on 04/06/2009 8:05:07 PM PDT by FTJM
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To: tlb
Tom Cruise's Butch

I never expected to see those words together

65 posted on 04/06/2009 8:07:08 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy ( As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities. - D)
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To: Snurple
He keeps Katie under lock-and-key, and he's twenty years older than she is. Creepy.

That's one WEIRD relationship, and one of these days she's going to get smart and get out.

66 posted on 04/06/2009 8:08:53 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("Only after disaster can we be resurrected." -- Tyler Durden)
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To: SlapHappyPappy

Aw comon! I wanna see tom ride a bicycle in the rain to the song “raindrops keep falling on my head”!


67 posted on 04/06/2009 8:10:39 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: mamelukesabre
Aw comon! I wanna see tom ride a bicycle in the rain to the song “raindrops keep falling on my head”!

If the report is accurate that'll be Travolta

68 posted on 04/06/2009 8:15:30 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy ( As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities. - D)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
He keeps Katie under lock-and-key

...Thats just cause everybody want to do her...:)

69 posted on 04/06/2009 8:15:39 PM PDT by Snurple (VEGETARIAN, OLD INDIAN WORD FOR BAD HUNTER.)
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To: mamelukesabre

That’s the only scene in the whole movie he could pull off. That one makes me cringe, and I love the film.


70 posted on 04/06/2009 8:17:20 PM PDT by SlapHappyPappy
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To: Clintonfatigued
John Travolta & Tom Cruise starring in a remake of “Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid?”

What next? Rhett and Scarlett in the world of Xenu?

71 posted on 04/06/2009 8:17:24 PM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: SlapHappyPappy

I was being sarcastic.

WEll, maybe I’d get a laugh out of it!


72 posted on 04/06/2009 8:20:01 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: SlapHappyPappy

I hope it is not true. No one should remake that movie. It would be a sacrilege!


73 posted on 04/06/2009 8:42:36 PM PDT by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: tlb

Butch Cassidy and the Brokeback Kid


74 posted on 04/06/2009 9:08:25 PM PDT by JewishRighter
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To: All

Oh, please, say it isn’t so! That is one of my all-time favorite movies and I don’t want it to be remade because the original was perfect!

Tom, don’t you have a couch to jump on somewhere, or some Xenu business to take care of? Please?


75 posted on 04/06/2009 9:38:49 PM PDT by Theresawithanh (Impeach Obama)
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To: tlb
OBAMA ARMY
76 posted on 04/06/2009 9:49:18 PM PDT by odin2008 (EVIL TRIUMPHS WHEN GOOD MEN DO NOTHING)
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To: Diana in Wisconsin

I thought Cruise was very good in “Magnolia,” and hilarious in “Tropic Thunder.”


77 posted on 04/07/2009 12:50:06 AM PDT by karnage
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To: Snurple

“Valkyrie” was pretty good - but it took some getting used to... Cruise as a German aristocrat...


78 posted on 04/07/2009 12:51:56 AM PDT by karnage
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To: odin2008

Is he clutching a yellow bowling ball bag?


79 posted on 04/07/2009 12:53:23 AM PDT by dennisw (0gabe our very own Kenyan subprime president)
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To: tlb
Rosie O'Donnell is working on a deal for a part in the film! Whether she's going to play the role of the "Sundance Kid" or a random appearance as a "mad cow" that attacks "Butch" is yet to be seen...


80 posted on 04/07/2009 2:24:47 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: P-Marlowe

Obviously, you’ve lowered the bar for a “true classic” quite a bit.


81 posted on 04/07/2009 4:50:27 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: Snurple

You’d have to pay her $10 million up front and get her movie career going. That’s the deal all his wives get. After so many kids/years your servitude is up.


82 posted on 04/07/2009 4:53:24 AM PDT by 1010RD (First Do No Harm)
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To: tlb

Gay.


83 posted on 04/07/2009 8:14:04 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: Clintonfatigued; fieldmarshaldj; calcowgirl

I never did see that one.

But I’m certain they should leave well enough alone here.

I wonder what ever happened with the planned “Dallas” Movie starring Travolta as JR.


84 posted on 04/07/2009 12:25:46 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: Impy
I never did see that one.

Which? "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid" or “Brokeback Mountain”?

The former is a classic, the latter garbage.

As to Travolta, I liked him in his first few roles (e.g. "Welcome Back, Kotter" and "Grease.") After that, he became the posterchild of over-exposure.

85 posted on 04/07/2009 1:07:10 PM PDT by calcowgirl ("Liberalism is just Communism sold by the drink." P. J. O'Rourke)
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To: Impy; calcowgirl

At last report, the “Dallas” movie was cancelled. It still has an entry on IMDb and “release” date of 2010.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0429966/

This was likely to be a “comedy.”


86 posted on 04/07/2009 1:19:59 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps !"~~)
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To: Oztrich Boy

Oh, that’s even better. They can play “grease lighting” instead of “raindrops”.


87 posted on 04/07/2009 2:46:27 PM PDT by mamelukesabre (Si Vis Pacem Para Bellum (If you want peace prepare for war))
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To: calcowgirl

“Which? “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” or “Brokeback Mountain”?”

Well either but I was referring to Butch and Sundance. I have no intention of ever seeing Brokebutt. “Romance” films are boring enough when one half of the couple is a pretty girl.

Travolta has had his acting moments, like Pulp Fiction, but he’s creepy.


88 posted on 04/07/2009 8:05:13 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: fieldmarshaldj

Vomit. I fail to see how it would work as a movie anyway. I heard the plan was to make Ewing Oil “the world’s largest energy company”.

A comedy would be disgusting.


89 posted on 04/07/2009 8:40:43 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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