One small step for Tom Cruise, one big leap for moviemaking?
Cruise is partnering with NASA to shoot a film, not less than partially, aboard the Nationwide Space Station, NASA has confirmed, the first narrative function to be shot in area.
“NASA is happy to work with @TomCruise on a movie aboard the @Space_Station,” NASA administrator Jim Bridentsine tweeted on Tuesday. “We’d like widespread media to encourage a brand new era of engineers and scientists to make @NASA’s formidable plans a actuality.”
Deadline Hollywood first reported Monday night time that Cruise and Elon Musk’s SpaceX had been in the early phases of teaming up with NASA for an action-adventure function movie that will be shot in outer area. Plot particulars haven’t been revealed, though Deadline studies that it’s going to not be an installment of Cruise’s “Mission: Inconceivable” franchise.
It’s unclear how Cruise will pull off this feat, however, even at 57, he’s insisted on doing his personal stunts, together with a freefall at 200 mph in 2018’s “Mission: Inconceivable — Fallout.”
Cruise’s subsequent movie is “High Gun: Maverick,” wherein he reprises his function as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a take a look at pilot and flight teacher. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Paramount has moved “High Gun: Maverick” off its July 12 launch date to Dec. 23, 2020.