Used to science fiction and action movies, the American actor could be the first to shoot a movie in space.
A 57 years, Tom Cruise, who specialized in more physical roles in action films such as the Mission series : impossible ou Jack Reacher, but also in many science fiction films like Oblivion or Edge of Tomorrow, should shoot a movie in space, Aboard the International Space Station, announced Tuesday 5 more at NASA.
The US space agency is “enthusiastic” Thinking of working with the Top Gun star for a movie aboard the International Space Station, tweeted the director of NASA, Jim Bridenstine, without further details. He welcomed this initiative which could “inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists” for the “ambitious projects” of his organization.
NASA is excited to work with @TomCruise on a film aboard the @Space_Station! We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make @NASAâ????s ambitious plans a reality. pic.twitter.com/CaPwfXtfUv
The specialized site Deadline Hollywood had echoed during the weekend of rumors evoking this film project, adding that it would involve SpaceX, the sociÃ © tÃ © fondÃ © e in 2002 par Elon Musk, Tesla's boss.
SpaceX and NASA prepare a historic mission planned for 27 may with, for the first time since 2011, the takeoff of astronauts into space from the United States and not aboard a Russian rocket. Une fusÃ © e Falcon 9 to take a new Crew Dragon capsule with two American astronauts, Bob Behnken et Doug Hurley, At the International Space Station.
Neither Elon Musk nor SpaceX have confirmed their involvement in the film with Tom Cruise. M. Musk simply responded on Twitter to M. Bridenstine as the project “should be very fun”.
According to Deadline Hollywood, even if few details have filtered on this project, it does not fit in the Mission blockbuster movie series : impossible. Because of the spread of the coronavirus, Paramount Pictures had announced at the end of February the interruption of production in Italy of the next part of the series, the seventh, whose release is planned on 23 July 2021.
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