Cruise Missile

Tom Cruise

For almost three decades he’s been a bankable star, the kind who can, as the saying goes, open a movie. Now the question is whether he can also produce one. After Viacom terminated his contract last year for “bad behavior,” Cruise retaliated by more or less buying his own studio. Even in his Glen Ridge High School days, Thomas Cruise Mapother IV had a boyish swagger and a gleam in his eye that would take him far. Even if he’s finally met his Mission Impossible, he’s still a Top Gun.

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