Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruise

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  1. Starkers

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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    Probably. I think McCallum still seems in quite good shape judging by NCIS, but when Hustle was still on Vaughn seemed kinda frail now :(

    I hope both are in the film in some (respectful) way
     
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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    ^McLachlan's Agent Cooper in Twin Peaks always seemed inspired by Solo to me.
     
  4. Christopher

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    Hmm, I can't really see that. As I remember Cooper, the main quality I'd ascribe to him is that he was earnest. He was quirky, but very earnest and sincere and a total Boy Scout. Napoleon Solo was rarely earnest. Vaughn went through the whole series with a wry, impish attitude of being in on the joke and above it all, as though he were just making a game of everything. And he was anything but a Boy Scout; he was as much a womanizer and killer as James Bond, but much more playful and carefree about it than any incarnation of Bond save Roger Moore.
     
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    Maybe it was just the resemblance. It's been a long time since I saw TP and when I saw it, it's been a while since I saw TMFU!
     
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    Whilst it might have been nice to say have McCallum as Waverly, I think that they wouldn't want to have any original cast members in anything but a cameo. But they are keeping to the orignal show with a British Head of UNCLE.
     
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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    Man rocks a suit.
     
  9. Christopher

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    He looks too big for the suit, like he's still at his Superman weight. I'm used to a leaner Solo.
     
  10. Captaindemotion

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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    Now, now, I do believe you're the man who frequently says that an adaptation doesn't have to be exactly the same as the original! :p
     
  11. Christopher

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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    I wasn't talking about his qualifications for the part. I was talking about whether he "rocks a suit," as stated above. As I understand it, "rocks" means "wears well" or "looks good in." But it looked to me like he was kind of overstuffing the suit, that he was too muscular to fit into it well. That's got nothing to do with whether he's qualified to play Napoleon Solo or whether the movie will be any good; I was talking about the suit, period.
     
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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    It was a tongue-in-cheek remark, if the smiley didn't give it away. Why do you have to take everything so seriously?
     
  13. Christopher

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    Nobody likes to be misconstrued.
     
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    It was the reference to 'being used to a leaner Solo' I was referring to. But forget it.
     
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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    They appear rather generic in those pics. The originals were a bit more idiosyncratic, especially Robert Vaughn.
     
  17. C.E. Evans

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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    To be fair, those pics were unintended, behind-the-scenes set candids, instead of planned publicity photos.
     
  18. A beaker full of death

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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    Armand Hammer as Ilya? I dunno. McCallum brought a serious intensity to the role. There was just something about him that made you not want to mess with him. Hammer is so white bread and boring. And god help them if he doesn't absolutely nail that accent.
     
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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis

    And the trailer is here:

    [yt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FOjW7NTv1Q[/yt]

    As well as the poster:

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    Re: Guy Ritchie To Direct 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Starring Tom Cruis


    This video has been removed by the user.

    Here is the trailer hopefully not being removed:

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-x08iNZ8Mfc[/yt]