Jack Reacher: Never Go Back starring Tom Cruise has begun shooting in New Orleans and will open via Paramount Pictures on October 21 2016.
Edward Zwick directs the sequel to the 2012 action thriller that grossed $218m worldwide and $80.1m in North America.
Richard Wenk, Marshall Herskovitz and Zwick adapted the screenplay from the 18th book in Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series.
Cruise produces alongside Don Granger, Skydance Media’s David Ellison and Dana Goldberg and Christopher McQuarrie, who directed Cruise in Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation and Valkyrie.
Paula Wagner and Herb Gains serve as executive producers.
Cobie Smulders, Danika Yarosh, Austin Hebert, Patrick Heusinger, Aldis Hodge and Holt McCallany round out the key cast.