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Tom Cruise set to reunite with director Doug Liman on new action thriller Mena
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Tom Cruise set to reunite with director Doug Liman on new action thriller Mena

Tom Cruise looks set to reunite with director Doug Liman on new action thriller Mena. 

Mena is based on the life of Barry Seal, a pilot, gun runner and drug trafficker who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel back in the 1980s. 

The film's title refers to the town of Mena, Arkansas, where a lot of the illegal activity took place, under the noses of Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and then-Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton. 

The movie's script comes from Gary Spinelli and was bought by Universal Pictures earlier this year for over $1 million dollars. 

Cruise and Liman worked together last year on blockbuster Edge Of Tomorrow. 

 

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