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Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Tom Cruise in the same movie?!?

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. The movie's called LIONS FOR LAMBS and it stars Meryl Streep, Robert Redford and Tom Cruise, with Redford also directing. Peter Berg, Derek Luke, Michael Pena and Andrew Garfield pad out the rest of the cast in this flick described as a "multi-layered drama." The flick marks the return of United Artists under their new management, which includes Cruise and will hit screens in November, with principal photography currently underway. I want to know more, but the title is good and the cast is very interesting.


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  • Feb. 21, 2007, 7:56 a.m. CST

    hate to be that guy...

    by Shigeru

    but this is wicked fucking old. like, I read it in Daily Variety 3 weeks ago old.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 7:56 a.m. CST

    oh snap

    by Shigeru

    first.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:02 a.m. CST

    uhhhh

    by triplefive

    i got nothing

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:06 a.m. CST

    "The title is good"

    by drucifer4490

    Sold!

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:14 a.m. CST

    WEINSTEINS TO RELEASE GRINDHOUSE SEPERATE IN EUROPE

    by Evil Hobbit

    According to multiple european film sides the Weinstein fuckers decided to release Grindhouse as 2 seperate movies in European theatres. Thus eliminating the fun for European movie fans who are not to experience the film as intended. STOP THE MADNESSSS! Fucking cocksuckers.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:14 a.m. CST

    CAUTION: too many intersecting plotlines ahead

    by Spandau Belly

    I think I heard this is one of those movies like Babel, Magnolia, Short Cuts, Crash, Bobby etc. that tries to compensate for quality of story with quantity of stories. If you like compound tragedy and think that plots are made more meaningful through intersecting with other semi-related plots than this might just be the film for you!

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:34 a.m. CST

    Same Tom Cruise. Just six times more Tom Cruise-ier.

    by brokentusk

    This film will be great, I think Tom thought long and hard about what his next role should be and choosing a straight dramatic role is a good choice.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:35 a.m. CST

    Tom Cruise part of UA management?

    by EyeofPolyphemus

    How long before we get Scientology's answer to THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST then?

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:38 a.m. CST

    No Role For Redford In Indian Jones?

    by CaptDanielRoe

    I was certain they'd get him to play Ford's son.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:48 a.m. CST

    This gigantic Tom Cruise will destroy us all

    by Franklin T Marmoset

    As excited as I am to see little Tom take the next step in his bid for world domination, the thought of a new Robert Redford film makes me sleepy. I liked Quiz Show, but everything else he's done as a director reminds me of a heavily lacquered antique oak table.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 9:01 a.m. CST

    How far AICN has fallen (with Shigeru)

    by Reynard Muldrake

    It's not even being behind news from other sources now - but Harry covered this at least a couple/few months ago - probably easily searchable - it nutted over all the directors that have worked with Cruise (indeed, an impressive list). Quint, read your own site.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 9:04 a.m. CST

    Ain't it OLD News Part III

    by ripsovich

    Once again...you guys are slipping. Othe websites are SCOOPING YOU. It seems like, ever since Harry got engaged, he is falling off his game. Or is that just a coincidence?

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 9:05 a.m. CST

    Yep, here it is:

    by Reynard Muldrake

    http://www.aintitcool.com/node/30711 Top listing in the search for 'Tom Cruise'. Really hard. And dated Nov. 14, so at least you were on top of it...originally. Get back to doing things that make it fun to come here - someone get their weaselly hands on Darabont's Indy 4 script and unleash its supposed brilliance on the world and then go teabag George Lucas until he cuts out every (CGI) character (I heard they're bringing Brando back for Indy 5) and relative in the "new and improved" script. Or something like that. Or get the first image of the Joker and don't take it down. Anything. But at least check for the old as Harrison Ford's balls Tom Cruise news.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 9:10 a.m. CST

    Last Years' News...

    by BigTuna

    This is very old news. And this is another interconnecting storylines movie bullshit.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 9:15 a.m. CST

    Meryl Streep Will Get Another Oscar Nom For This Role

    by OGREISHERE

    I havent read a word of the script or seen a frame of the film. That being said I think Hollywood is worried the world will end if it doesnt nominate her every year.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 9:18 a.m. CST

    *THIS IS WHAT SCIENTOLOGISTS ACTUALLY BELIEVE*

    by uss cygnus

    ...I'm not in the closet. Then how am I talking to ya, Tom? ..I'm...I'm not *In* here, though.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 9:23 a.m. CST

    Tom Cruise sucks!!

    by The Central Scrutinizer

    Having Tom Cruise in your movie makes it an automatic deal-breaker for me. He plays the same god-damned character in every single movie. How many times can a guy play "the cocky self-involved leading man who finds the real meaning of life and a love interest along the way". Screw him and everyone who likes him!

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 9:38 a.m. CST

    Since when is a Boomerfest cool? 1968?

    by Dwarf Sidious

    Seriously, these people can all act, but this belongs on a general movie fan site.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 10:04 a.m. CST

    Happy New Year!!

    by Tomo

    Ye Olde Cool News......

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 10:13 a.m. CST

    Just call it "Out of Africa 2"

    by Pound Sand

    and be done with it

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 10:20 a.m. CST

    Agree with Reynard Muldrake - Indy IV script NOW fuckrs

    by kinghenryVIII

    Had to make "fuckers" fit somehow.<p> Bring on the cool news for the sake of Pete! You all seem to be rubbing one out over the great shit canned script that is Indy IV (and, by the way, don't care who wrote, in fact wrote it, I can't wait to see the movie) yet we know nothing about the plot! C'mon! Bring on cocept art for The Mist! Bring on ANYTHING that resembles COOL NEWS!<p>Brittany Spears shaved her head due to lice - print that! That's a scoop - not this shit. And while you're at it - get some 5 month old pictures of Brit's snatch so we can see if the curtains match the drapes. 5 month old things seem to be the "new news" around here anyway so, yeah, my giant leap with that crotch bucket does make sense.<p>Bring on the Indy script dammit!

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 10:21 a.m. CST

    danothebarbarian?

    by georges garvaren

    You’ve heard the term “character actor” before? Then pull your head out of that silly poop of an ass, because Tom aint fucking one of them. He’s a “movie star” like many of the actors in the posters that paper your bedroom walls. If you don’t like him, fine -you’re a nit and full of doodoo- but fine; I except your stupidity, but I don’t believe anyone else will.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 10:26 a.m. CST

    indy script review

    by misnomer

    YES! i dont care if its not the one theyre using. just do a damned review already! indy indy indy indy indy indy indy indy

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 11:52 a.m. CST

    Tom Cruise to play "ShortRound" in Indy IV

    by finky089

    well, he's about the same height and has dark hair. Plus the original Shorty was too embarassed by what this new film is shaping up to be to come back for it. <p> Leave it to Cruise to have to out himself in his own studio's movie in order to work again. But I'm sure that's what Xenu told him would happen anyway. All Hail Hubbard!

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 11:53 a.m. CST

    damn, "out" = "put"

    by finky089

    Fuck proofreading!

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 12:07 p.m. CST

    Battlefield Earth

    by mrbong

    wasn't that Travolta masterpiece kind of like Scientology's PASSION OF THE CHRIST?? and in what what is "Lambs For Lions" a good title? I get very wary of films that do not have the letter "e" in the title, normally they turn out to be shit. trust me, research this and you will see.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 12:45 p.m. CST

    Robert Redford

    by Fabulous Freak

    plays the same guy in every movie. Yeah, he is good at it, but it's still always the same performance. My 2c

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 1:20 p.m. CST

    Hollywood is playing the AICN Staff...and winning

    by ripsovich

    See Hollywood is hiring the AICN staff more often. Now the staff is part of the same industry they were trying to reveal the secrets of. By hiring the AICN staff Hollywood has created a conflict of interests and now AICN has become a Hollywood P.R. machine with plants and gushing reviews to help out their friends. I agree with Muldrake......how about some spoilers and insider information for a change.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 1:43 p.m. CST

    Méliès to unveil new SciFi moon epic!!!!!!!!!1!!

    by smackemyackem

    1902, Fuckers.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 1:46 p.m. CST

    Meryl Streep

    by smackemyackem

    plays the same guy in every movie. Yeah, she's good at it, but it's the same performance. My Sharona.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 2:11 p.m. CST

    Rob Zombie's Scientology

    by Dr Gregory House

    Xenu is the son of a cheap, pole-smokin' WHORE from a trailer park. This pisses him off and takes his revenge by infiltrating Hollywood and mocking the intelligence of human beings.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 2:20 p.m. CST

    AIN'T IT OLD NEWS

    by moto

    Yet another EXTREMELY dated news story. This has been around for more two months at least. Ah, who cares...

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 2:26 p.m. CST

    Yo Yackbacker!

    by Spandau Belly

    That rumour you heard is false. Sly isn't doing a 6th Rocky. Steven Segal is taking over the role but due to the influence of producers Rocky will be a CIA operative in Hungary and the title will be generated by a computer that rearranges military terms to incorporate the word 'death'. Paulie will be played by Paul Walker.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 3:50 p.m. CST

    www.xenu.net

    by Knugen

    Blow that Cruise fuckhead out the airlock.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 4:04 p.m. CST

    Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Tom Cruise in the same

    by quentintarantado

    alive?

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 4:07 p.m. CST

    house of spirits

    by quentintarantado

    House of Spirits had a shit hot cast too. Look at it now, at the very pinnacle of everyone's "best of all time" list.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 4:59 p.m. CST

    Wasnt there an offbroadway play

    by emeraldboy

    dedicated to L hubbard. Rosisin Ignle of the irish times went to this musical with some friends while she was in New York(one kid did a spot on impersation of lil tom) and later they were coralled into the scientology center to watch some stupid video. The point of her article was to say if cruise wants to become the new jesus what harm of it.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 5:06 p.m. CST

    It will be interesting to

    by emeraldboy

    see what brad pitt does with Mission Impossible. Multi-layered movies are beginning to bore me. I havent seen babel. Three burials was one of the most boring movies ihave ever seen as 21 grams.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 5:39 p.m. CST

    Seems annoying.

    by superninja

    Not sure why. Oh, wait, yes I am. Robert Redford and Tom Cruise, that's why.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 7:12 p.m. CST

    man was MI3 lameage

    by occula

    i finally saw it for the first time and couldn't believe how many jim cameron movies it ripped off...aliens, true lies, the abyss...it was almost funny. tom cruise is the elephant in hollywood's room. everybody still thinks he's great, sorta, but he freaks them out a little, but he sells tickets, but maybe not, but until he makes the 'thetans' movie with posh becks and katie holmes he's still gonna show up at all the big meetings. and maybe even after, look what happened with 'battlefield earth,' john travolta went on to great success with 'wild hogs.' *sigh*

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 8:38 p.m. CST

    I hate to say this, but ...

    by dregmobile

    Variety ran this story about a month or so ago.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 10:39 p.m. CST

    Top Gun 2: The Return of Goose

    by darthbinks1220

    I'd pay to see that!

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 11:12 p.m. CST

    I realize.....

    by Freakemovie

    ....that a lot of people have already pointed out that this is incredibly old news (November). But if we have to read old news, I guess so do you.

  • Feb. 21, 2007, 11:37 p.m. CST

    Peter Berg SUCKS!

    by S-Mart shopper

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 4:16 a.m. CST

    Darthbinks drinks goose cum

    by The Advance Guard

    You know it baby! Is that the smell of cruise anus around your lips? You just a freak boy!

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 4:37 a.m. CST

    Only reason I'd see this

    by Volstaff

    I like Redford's films. I thought An Unfinished Life was very underrated, look forward to this for pretty much that reason. Perhaps Redford's steady hand will bring out the charismatic as hell, good actor Cruise can be ( Rain Man )instead of the goofy scientologist bouncing off the walls Cruise we've had waay too much of the last couple years.

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 5:10 a.m. CST

    danothebarbarian - that was brillaint.

    by Kilroy

    danothebarbarian - you nailed the passe formula, the joke-a-cola that has poisoned cinema for fucking years.

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 5:52 a.m. CST

    Volstaff and kilroy kissing up a tree!

    by The Advance Guard

    Come on guys, get real and get a life!

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 6:02 a.m. CST

    streep screws redford and cruise goes off his meds!!

    by wolvenom

    FUCK TOM CRUISE AND HIS ANTI MEDICATION crap... IM ON A CRAP LOAD OF MEDS AND IM LOVIN' IT!

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 6:03 a.m. CST

    The Movies of 2007

    by The Advance Guard

    Prediction. 1)POTC 3 $438m 2) Shrek 3 $390, 3) Spiderman 3 $310m 4) Transformers $290m 5) Ratatouille $260m 6) The Bourne Ultimatum $220m 7) FF2:ROTSS $200M Place your bets: it's safe. (Discuss)

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 6:11 a.m. CST

    Wolvenom:wake up.

    by The Advance Guard

    Smell the roses and contribute to a meaningful discussion bra. You are on meds because your ex-girlfriend wanted Tom Cruise to tickle her cervix: admit it!

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 7:40 a.m. CST

    wow, this is a bad one

    by just pillow talk

    The TB natives are getting restless for COOL news...

  • Feb. 22, 2007, 10:20 a.m. CST

    You Get Your Money's Worth From a Cruise Flick

    by DarfurOnTheRocks

    ..Which is more than I can say about some other movie stars...