Paramount has released the first trailer for their follow up to 2012’s action thriller Jack Reacher, titled Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. The Tom Cruise starrer film was a hit with both critics and audiences and grossed $218 million worldwide.
The sequel has Cruise returning as the titular character and is joined by Cobie Smulders who is most well known as Robin from How I Met You Mother and Agent Maria Hill from the MCU.
The film has Reacher returning to the headquarters to meet with the head of his old military unit (Smulders). Once there, he finds out that she is arrested for espionage and he himself is being charged with a crime committed years ago. The two accused must now run from the law and fight the corrupt officials in order to prove their innocence.
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Edward Zwick (The Last Samurai, Blood Diamond) takes the reins from Christopher McQuarrie as director. The film also stars Danika Yarosh, Patrick Heusinger, Aldis Hodge, Holt McCallany, and Robert Knepper.
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back opens in theaters on October 21, 2016.
Read the synopsis for the film below:
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back follows the title character as he returns to Virginia to meet the head of his former unit. But she’s missing, he’s being charged with a crime committed nearly 20 years ago, and he may even have a daughter. Making things right will lead him on a cross-country chase to uncover the truth – and maybe even a family.