Talk about development hell!
A big-screen adaptation of the '60s TV classic The Man From U.N.C.L.E. has long been rumored to be in the works, with talent like Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney's names attached at various points, but it had FINALLY seemed like production would be getting off the ground when Guy Ritchie signed on to direct and Tom Cruise agreed to star as Napoleon Solo!
However, the actor has reportedly thrown a wrench into the mix by dropping out at the last minute!
Sources close to the situation reveal that
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