Tom Cruise is literally going to space to film a new movie!

Tom Cruise is literally going to space to film a new movie!

Can you believe legendary star Tom Cruise has teamed up with NASA to film a new movie in a space station! This news sound so out of the world even by our hero Cruise’s standards. The intrepid actor who performs his own stunts is going to make cinema history with the first movie set in outer space. Keep reading as we reveal more about this amazing project!

  • Cruise is the first actor to appear in five consecutive movies that grossed more than $100 million in the US. The films were “Mission: Impossible”, “A Few Good Men”, “The Firm”, “Interview with the Vampire” and “Jerry Maguire.”
  • The legendary Hollywood star has performed his own stunts since the beginning of his action movie career.
  • The veteran star and director Doug Liman are listed as tourists on the NASA Space Shuttle on October 2021, to launch the first movie to be film in outer space.

We all admire Tom Cruise because he is one of the most daring actors in Hollywood. The Top Gun star is always taking big risks in his movies and he is well known for his dangerous stunts. The actor takes on insane challenges, such as hanging from the side of a plane as the jet takes off in a famous scene in “Mission: Impossible” in 2015. He broke his ankle jumping from rooftop to rooftop in another action scene for the saga in 2016, and he even climbed Dubai’s skyscraper Burj Khalifa the world's tallest building!

 

Now Cruise has confirmed his most adventurous mission so far. The star will be on board the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule on its scheduled trip launch in October 2021, flying to the International Space Station. The project has been confirmed on Twitter and the Axion Space Station will be set a special mission commanded by the pilot Michael Lopez-Alegria, with Cruise on board.

NASA also confirmed their involvement in the ambitious project announcing they’re excited to work with A-list star on the first movie to be set aboard a Space Station. The movie still untitled has an estimated budget around $200 million.

Doug Liman and Tom Cruise - Source: Twitter

The feature film will be directed by Doug Liman, best known for the famous action thriller “The Bourne Identity” franchise. The pair worked together on the movies “Edge Of Tomorrow” in 2014 and “American Made” in 2017. Christopher McQuarrie, another frequent collaborator with Tom, will be involved as a producer for this project.

Corey Robertson

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