Cruise to play Napoleon Solo in next film
IANS [ Wed, Mar 20, 2013 ]
- London, March 20 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise is ready to play Napoleon Solo in the movie adaptation of 1960's US TV show "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."
Guy Ritchie, who is directing the project, was on the lookout for an actor for the role for a long time, has finally zeroed in on Cruise.
Ritchie first even thought of signing actor George Clooney. However, since the character has to be physically strong and Clooney has been suffering from a bad back over the years, the plan to cast him was changed, reports thesun.co.uk.