Tom Cruise

'Too short' Tom Cruise to be replaced for Jack Reacher reboot

In Child's books, Reacher is described as 6ft 5in tall with hands the size of dinner plates. Cruise is 5ft 7in.

"Cruise, for all his talent, didn't have that physicality," Child told BBC Radio Manchester's Mike Sweeney.

The author said a deal was signed last week to make a new streaming show.

Readers had complained about Cruise's suitability to play the imposing former major in the US military police since his casting was announced in 2011.

"I really enjoyed working with Cruise. He's a really, really nice guy. We had a lot of fun," Child told the station.

Critics rave about Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Cruise returns as US agent Ethan Hunt, battling a global catastrophe while defying death with alarming regularity.

He's "ageless", with the film getting "better, twistier and more deliriously fun with each instalment", according to Entertainment Weekly.

The Hollywood Reporter, meanwhile, praised director Christopher McQuarrie.

It said that with Mission: Impossible - Fallout he "tops what he did with Cruise three years ago".

Val Kilmer set to make return in Top Gun: Maverick

He will star alongside Tom Cruise in the film, 33 years after the original was released, US media reported.

Filming for Top Gun: Maverick started at the end of May. It is being directed by Joseph Kosinski, who also directed the Tron sequel in 2010.

Kilmer appeared to confirm last year that he had cancer, and that he was "healing".

Cruise posted a photo on Twitter last week, referring to the first day of returning to the role of United States Naval Aviator Lieutenant Pete "Maverick" Mitchell.

Tom Cruise is 'diabolical,' says Leah Remini

Remini has been an outspoken critic of the church since leaving in 2013, receiving critical acclaim for her documentary series "Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath."

In a Reddit AMA to promote the second season of the show, Remini was asked if she thought Tom Cruise, a Scientologist since 1990, was a “good person." Her response was blunt.

Tom Cruise snapped in Queenstown while in NZ for Mission: Impossible 6

The movie star was snapped earlier yesterday when the helicopter he was travelling in landed at the airport to refuel, said the photographer, who didn't want to be named.

"He's been in a helicopter since 9 o'clock this morning (Monday), just flying around the whole of the Wakatipu. He's back out there now," he said.

While the chopper was refuelling, Cruise could be seen inspecting the aircraft.

Tom Cruise's screams become a ringtone

Universal Pictures' trailer made for screening in IMAX cinemas omitted one crucial detail - the sound effects.

The clip was uploaded without some of its audio tracks and only included sighs and screams from Cruise and co-star Annabelle Wallis.

The screams went viral and were even turned into a ringtone, spotted by internet news site The Daily Dot.

Nicole Kidman on adoption, giving birth and surrogacy: 'I am a mother because I love being a mother'

Kidman adopted two children with ex-husband Tom Cruise and has two biological children with husband Keith Urban. She told CNN that her desire to have a family stemmed from her own "maternal instincts," which have been a "driving force" in her life since she was a young girl.

"I think because I've experienced motherhood in so many different ways," she said. "I've experienced adoption, birthing a child and I've experienced surrogacy. I'm like when it comes to it, I just wanna be a mama."

Bella Cruise on her relationship with estranged parents Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman

The 23-year-old told the latest issue of New Idea magazine that despite removing herself from the celebrity world that her A-list parents are a part of and setting up home in London with British husband, Max Parker, 29, she maintains a relationship with them.