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Tom Cruise to be replaced as Jack Reacher

Tom Cruise to be replaced as Jack Reacher

Entertainment
Action hero Jack Reacher is to get a reboot for the small screen with a new actor in the lead role after creator Lee Child admitted Tom Cruise, who played him in two films, is too short.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 stat...
Boeing jet crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

Boeing jet crashed in Indonesia after key sensor replaced

World
A crucial sensor was replaced on a Lion Air jet the day before it plunged into the Java Sea, and that sensor replacement may have exacerbated other problems with the plane, Indonesian investigators said Wednesday. That sensor, known as the "angle of attack" sensor, keeps track of the angle of the aircraft nose to help prevent the plane from stalling and diving. Earlier this week, Indonesian officials hinted that airspeed indicators played a role in the deadly Oct. 29 crash that killed all 189 people on board. The jet's airspeed indicator malfunctioned on its last four flights, and that problem was related to the sensor issue, said Soerjanto Tjahjono, chairman of Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee, on Wednesday. Lion Air's first two attempts to address the airspeed indic...