Skip to comments.Tom Cruise's Butch plan Tom Cruise is to remake ˜Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid'.
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."
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Nope. Has anyone?
I was halfway into saying the exact thing when I had a phonecall.
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.
Worse yet, it stuned my beeber!
Another news source actually asked Tom’s people and they denied the story. We can only hope it never happens.
This thread could actually turn into something, I think.
The “Fun with Dick and Jane” remake was much better then the original but that is the only one I can thing of.
I rented it once for 99cents.
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.
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?
I just don’t like that faggot Tom Cruise.
I never expected to see those words together
That's one WEIRD relationship, and one of these days she's going to get smart and get out.
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
...Thats just cause everybody want to do her...:)
That’s the only scene in the whole movie he could pull off. That one makes me cringe, and I love the film.
What next? Rhett and Scarlett in the world of Xenu?
I was being sarcastic.
WEll, maybe I’d get a laugh out of it!
I hope it is not true. No one should remake that movie. It would be a sacrilege!
Butch Cassidy and the Brokeback Kid
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?
I thought Cruise was very good in “Magnolia,” and hilarious in “Tropic Thunder.”
“Valkyrie” was pretty good - but it took some getting used to... Cruise as a German aristocrat...
Is he clutching a yellow bowling ball bag?
Obviously, you’ve lowered the bar for a “true classic” quite a bit.
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.
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.
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.
At last report, the “Dallas” movie was cancelled. It still has an entry on IMDb and “release” date of 2010.
This was likely to be a “comedy.”
Oh, that’s even better. They can play “grease lighting” instead of “raindrops”.
“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.
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.
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