Tom Cruise in talks to star in The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Guy Ritchie's upcoming adaptation of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. could be about to gain some serious star power in the shape of Tom Cruise.

The star is apparently in early talks to star in the film, which will translate the adventures of the '60s TV show onto the big screen.

For those who don't remember the show, it followed the exploits of Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kurakin, a pair of agents working for the United Network Command for Law Enforcement (U.N.C.L.E.) to thwart the nefarious organisation, T.H.R.U.S.H.

Fortunately, our heroes have a whole host of hi-tech gadgets and gizmos to make their task a little easier. That's just how U.N.C.L.E. rolls…

Having previously been residing with Steven Soderbergh and George Clooney, Warner Bros now has Ritchie in line to direct the project, from a script by Scott Z. Burns. Vinnie Jones to star opposite the Cruiser? It could happen...