According to Variety, Tom Cruise wants to saddle up for MGM's remake of John Sturges' western The Magnificent Seven, which is itself a remake of Akira Kurosawa's 1954 film Seven Samurai. The movie still has a long way to go before we can see it in theaters because MGM has only begun to look for a writer to retool the 1960 movie for today's audience. read more

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