It will be shot in space. Outer-space wasn't long from here.
Unsurprisingly, Elon Musk is involved.More news: Biden nominates Pa.’s Dr. Rachel Levine for assistant secretary of health
He gave no details but the tweet followed a report in Hollywood trade outlet Deadline that Cruise was working with Tesla and SpaceX entrepreneur Elon Musk to make what would be the first feature film to be shot in space. According to the trade, it is not for a new entry in the Mission Impossible franchise, but the fact that we have to rule that out at this point is actually kind of awesome. This project will let the actor to continue to push the limits of action on the big screen and allow audiences to spend extended time in the actual International Space Station for a feature film.More news: Canada will not receive any Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines next week
Deadline notes that while Cruise is actively attempting to move forward on this plan, it is still in its incredible early stages, because, c'mon, in an attempt to shoot the first narrative-focused movie entirely in Some Kind of Space.
"I had a contract with the Russians to go to the International Space Station and shoot a high-end 3D documentary there", says Cameron. "I said, 'Tom - you and I - we'll get two seats on the Soyuz, but somebody's gotta train us as engineers.' Tom said, 'No problem, I'll train as an engineer.' We had some ideas for the story, but it was still conceptual". Musk's involvement will be interesting to watch but first, he'll have to wrap his head around being a new dad along with his partner Grimes.More news: Suspected cover-up foils hunt for first COVID-19 patient