This the second time Tom Cruise and Doug Liman work together after they’ve worked together in “Edge of tomorrow”.
This is the third biography movie that Tom Cruise has starred in, the other two being “Born on the fourth of the July” and “Valkyrie”.
Ron Howard was supposed to direct the movie, but he turned it down so that Doug Liman took over.
In this movie Tom Cruise and Sarah Wright work together for the first time.
The movie was announced on the 14th of January 2015.