Tom Cruise is reportedly keen to keep his mouth shut in his next movie after staging talks with Warner Brothers executives about playing a mute Gulf War hero in the film adaptation of Dave King's novel THE HA HA Cruise is slated to play a soldier, rendered mute by his injuries, who is charged with the care of a nine-year-old It's not the only film on the slate for the MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE star - he's also considering playing a congressman fighting Meryl Streep's journalist over the truth about a platoon of US troops in Afghanistan, according to trade paper Daily Variety Robert Redford is slated to direct the film, titled LIONS FOR LAMBS