YES ITS TRUE! The Mission Impossible Star Tom Cruise will be shooting his new film in space, confirmed National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on Wednesday.
NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine took to social media today to confirm the rumour, saying filming would take place on the International Space Station (ISS), about 400 kilometres above Earth.
“We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make NASA’s ambitious plans a reality,” he said.
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 @NASA’s ambitious plans a reality. pic.twitter.com/CaPwfXtfUv
— Jim Bridenstine (@JimBridenstine) May 5, 2020
Media reports also confirmed that Tom Cruise has joined hands with Tech Tycoon Elon Musk to shoot a film. The project has been described as an “action-adventure film”. Mission Impossible Star, 57-year-old Cruis has build a reputation for taking extreme risks to pull off breathtaking stunts for his movies, mainly the Mission: Impossible franchise. Cruise scaled the Burj Khalifa in Dubai for a sequence in 2011’s Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, while for it’s 2015 follow-up, Rogue Nation, the actor had hung off the side of an airplane mid-flight.
He was injured on the sets of 2018’s Fallout that resulted in the production being stopped for several weeks. The actor had broken his ankle after colliding with another building during a rooftop jump. Cruise currently awaits the release of Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel to his 1986 hit Top Gun. The film, which was scheduled to hit theatres worldwide in June, has been delayed till December due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Earlier Rumours of Meghan Markle and Tom Cruise filming together in future hit like a storm on social media.