While he topped the international box office with the second installment of the 'Top Gun' saga, Tom Cruise is already preparing another project. And it is, to say the least, grandiose. The actor is indeed preparing to shoot a movie in space!
Tom Cruise is one of Hollywood's behemoths, and it's not the impressive numbers of Top Gun Maverick which will make us say the opposite. And for good reason, the actor's 46th feature, released in May 2022, grossed over $1.37 billion , and is the highest-grossing movie in Paramount Pictures history. In France, it attracted no less than six million spectators. A dazzling success thanks to which the 60-year-old actor can afford all the madness, even the most improbable. In effect, according to the American tabloids, he is about to put on a film… In space!
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Yes, you read that right : Tom Cruise's next project will be space . But don't believe that the star of Mission Impossible will settle for a simple green background: he actually wants to shoot his movie sequences in orbit . A project on which he has been working for two years already with Doug Liman, who has notably been at the helm of the films Mr. & Mrs. Smith and The memory in the skin . And who has just been validated by Space X and NASA . Donna Langley, the president of Universal Studios who collaborates with the two friends on this project, has indeed recently revealed to BBC journalists that the father of Suri Cruise (born of his past marriage with Katie Holmes) could be brought to fly to space for the needs of his next feature film. “He will play an unlucky man who discovers he is the only person who can save the planet” , she explained in particular during her interview. She also clarified that Tom Cruise would ride a rocket there to the International Space Station .
And if no other information has yet been revealed on this subject, the project in itself is extremely ambitious. However, if this feature film really sees the light of day, Tom Cruise will become the first actor to design a movie in orbit . A new way for him to enter history. And keep talking about him! As a reminder, however, in 2021, actor William Shatner alias Captain Kirk in Star Trek , flew into space aboard the New Shepard of Blue Origin, the company founded by Jeff Bezos (boss of Amazon). But it was about space tourism - as Virgin Galactic also offers the richest, for example - and not a cinema project.
When the American actor, also expected at the cinema in Mission Impossible – Dead Reckoning in 2023, will have completed its project in space, will it then embark on a 3rd part of Top Gun given the incredible success of Maverick ? Not sure... Actor Miles Teller, the interpreter of Bradley, said in an interview that he was excited and talked about it with the production as well as with Tom Cruise. ' We have already discussed this with Tom. We will see. That would be great, but it's all up to Tom “, he told the site AND . But the principal concerned did not speak on the subject …Source journaldesfemmes.fr