Tom Cruise goes to (movie in) house. The Mission: Unattainable star is reportedly working with the US authorities house company NASA and Elon Musk’s house firm SpaceX on an motion journey film that may change into the primary scripted characteristic manufacturing to movie out of this world — fairly actually. Earlier than you get too excited, no, it isn’t a Mission: Unattainable film. In reality, no studio is hooked up to Cruise’s house film in house as but.
Deadline brings phrase of Cruise in early discussions with NASA and SpaceX, with the plan to movie it inside one of many latter’s spaceships. As a personal firm, SpaceX has achieved many firsts in its time, together with the event of reusable spacecrafts. That has helped SpaceX decrease prices, in any other case essentially the most urgent situation for spaceflight. Nonetheless, Cruise’s need to movie in house will make this one of the crucial costly films of all time.
This is not the primary time that Cruise has had these talks. Almost 20 years in the past, Cruise was in discussions with James Cameron, the director finest identified for Avatar, Titanic, and Terminator 2: Judgment Day. Cameron revealed that in a 2018 interview with the journal Empire: “I really talked to [Cruise] about doing an area movie in house, about 15 years in the past.
“I had a contract with the Russians in 2000 to go to the Worldwide Area Station and shoot a high-end 3D documentary there. And I assumed, ‘S–t, man, we must always simply make a characteristic.’ I stated, ‘Tom, you and I, we’ll get two seats on the Soyuz, however someone’s gotta prepare us as engineers.’ Tom stated, ‘No drawback, I am going to prepare as an engineer.’ We had some concepts for the story, nevertheless it was nonetheless conceptual.”
That by no means got here to fruition sadly, however Cruise clearly hasn’t given up on the thought.
Cruise has beforehand narrated the quick documentary Area Station 3D — the primary IMAX 3D manufacturing in house — which is certainly one of a number of documentaries which have shot in house.
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