Tom Cruise not Iron Man after all?

According to Variety, there have been some frenzied meetings over the last couple of days which have resulted in Spielberg's War of the Worlds being fast-tracked with Tom Cruise as the lead. This has pushed production of Mission Impossible 3 to summer of 2005, which seems to completely rule him out for the role of Tony Stark in the upcoming Iron Man movie.

I guess that with the success of Collateral, Cruise has reminded the studios that he still has star power, and he's opted for a film project with a lot more juice than one where he plays a superhero that's not as well known as

Source: Variety

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