Tom Cruise will officially undertake his biggest stunt in October 2021 when he travels to space to film a new movie. The groundbreaking film was announced earlier this year.. Confirming that Cruise has teamed up with Musk and NASA to film a new space movie. The movie will be directed by Edge of Tomorrow’s Doug Liman.
Space Shuttle Almanac tweeted on Wednesday, That previous reports that Cruise will direct the first space movie on the International Space Station (ISS) are coming to fruition. The 58-year-old actor will be joined by “The Bourne Identity” director Doug Liman next year as part of Elon Musk’s Axiom SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule.
Together, they will travel to the ISS and begin production on the first major film ever to be shot in space. While the film does not yet have a title or plot,. It will mark Cruise’s most ambitious move in a decades-long career of death-defying screen moves.
Is This “Space” Film Related To Mission Impossible Franchise?
In previous installments of “Mission: Impossible”,. Cruise performed daring stunts such as hanging from the side of a jet plane and climbing skyscrapers. However, it has previously been reported that the project he’s blowing up the planet for is unrelated to the “Mission: Impossible” franchise. Which is currently filming its seventh episode after Cruise personally paid the cast and crew for it. That is, live on cruise ships amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The still untitled film was presented to Universal via an “Exuberant Zoom Call”. With Cruise, Liman, Christopher McQuarrie and PJ van Sandwijk.
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Liman is writing the script for the film and his budget is estimated at around $ 200 million. McQuarrie, who is the writer / director of the Mission: Impossible films.. Will act as story advisor and producer, alongside Cruise, Liman and van Sandwijk as producers.
Tom Cruise will play the next star in Mission: Impossible 7, still filming after a number of coronavirus-related delays. And will promote Top Gun: Maverick, which is due out on December 23 after being pushed back from this summer.