Date: 12th August 2004
Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise are teaming up to make a big screen version of HG Wells' sci-fi classic War Of The Worlds.
The pair have turned to the idea due to delays in the production of their current projects.
Spielberg's Untitled Munich Olympics Drama has been delayed due to script problems, while Cruise is still looking for a director for Mission Impossible: 3.
Both projects have now been temporarily shelved until 2005, when the War Of The Worlds upate update set for release.
Spielberg will direct the movie, with Cruise starring, empireonline.co.uk reports.
War Of The Worlds will be the second sci-fi team-up between the two, following 2002's Minority Report (2002).
Source: Press Release