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Untitled Tom Cruise Film shot in space (D: Doug Liman)

EXCLUSIVE: Iím hearing that Tom Cruise and Elon Muskís Space X are working on a project with NASA that would be the first narrative feature film Ė an action adventure Ė to be shot in outer space. Itís not a Mission: Impossible film and no studio is in the mix at this stage but look for more news as I get it. But this is real, albeit in the early stages of liftoff.

Mission: Impossible Fallout took a break, literally when he broke his ankle in a leap from one rooftop to the other and he also hung from a helicopter; he hung from the side of a jet plane during takeoff in Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, and in Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol he scaled the Burj Khalifa, the Dubai skyscraper, and executed stunts 123 floors up. He is meticulous in preparing these stunts he does, which are frightening just to watch.

There has never been a leading man (Jackie Chan might dispute this) who puts himself at risk as often as does Cruise, in the name of the most realistic action sequences possible. If he is successful shooting a project in Muskís space ship, he will be alone in the Hollywood record books. Stay tuned.
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Wait until Machete gets word of this.
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Too bad Cameron is busy with the 15 Avatar sequels.
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Dunno how or why or whatever but if Tom Cruise says wacky stuff like actually going into outer space to film a movie i believe him because hes crazy enough to do stunts in his Mission Impossible movies

Kind of worried if he'll come back from outer space since hes with Elon Musk or whatever his name is.

Wasnt it rumors a couple of months ago Elon Musk was talkin crazy talk about going to Mars for the rest of his life?
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The Fast & The Furious in Space is finally happening!
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On the surface it sounds like a good idea but I have to wonder how well itíll really work out if it even happens. Plus Iím sure it would add major costs to the filmís budget.
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Wow, so this is how he dies.

Dude pushes the boundaries every chance he gets now.
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I can’t see this happening ever. He’ll have to be trained as a real astronaut, no? The avg. age is 34. He’s 57, I think. C’mon. If Elon Musk hasn’t been to outer space yet (even though his ship and stuff), no way Cruise does this. No way.
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Cruise and the entire film crew (Iím assuming that would be insanely small) would have to be on the ISS for 6 months. Unless they launch a shuttle specifically to pick them up. That would only add $450 million to the films budget.

Thatís not including the added calculations for food, water, living space, waste storage, etc. for adding an additional handful of people onto the ISS. There are a lot of things that would need to be worked out, to say the least.

Iím not sure I see this happening anytime soon.

As impressed as I am with Cruiseís stunts in his films, they have a tendency to lean to publicity stunt with a lot of his stuff. More hype than anything else. This reeks of the same thing.
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I canít see this happening ever. Heíll have to be trained as a real astronaut, no? The avg. age is 34. Heís 57, I think. Címon. If Elon Musk hasnít been to outer space yet (even though his ship and stuff), no way Cruise does this. No way.
Um, better Cruise than Musk, you know. #guineapig
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I would put some money on him following through on this. Cruise seems pretty relentlessly committed to topping himself.
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Kind of worried if he'll come back from outer space since hes with Elon Musk or whatever his name is.
Yeah, that's gonna keep me awake at night.
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Cruise and the entire film crew (Iím assuming that would be insanely small) would have to be on the ISS for 6 months. Unless they launch a shuttle specifically to pick them up.
Phfff! Six months on a space station would be nothing to Cruise after suspending his career for over a year to shoot Eyes Wide Shut.

I'm not surprised this is something Cruise is considering doing, and fully believe it will happen.
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Cruise and the entire film crew (Iím assuming that would be insanely small) would have to be on the ISS for 6 months. Unless they launch a shuttle specifically to pick them up. That would only add $450 million to the films budget.

Thatís not including the added calculations for food, water, living space, waste storage, etc. for adding an additional handful of people onto the ISS. There are a lot of things that would need to be worked out, to say the least.

Iím not sure I see this happening anytime soon.

As impressed as I am with Cruiseís stunts in his films, they have a tendency to lean to publicity stunt with a lot of his stuff. More hype than anything else. This reeks of the same thing.
Yeah, and really when heís thinking of pulling something like this it gets absurd. I get that he wants to be a daredevil and do all these stunts and top himself, but going into space to film is to the point where itís ridiculous. I mean that isnít just something that you decide to do. You have to train for it, and on top of that it probably wouldnít just be him but at least a small crew to help on board. Plus thereís the logistical aspect of figuring out how to film in space. It just seems like a lot more work than it probably will end up being worth for what boils down to a publicity stunt. I like Cruise but just think itís silly if heís really considering this.
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Well, he's a scientologist, so if anything should go wrong he'd know he was the only one who could really help.

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I canít see this happening ever. Heíll have to be trained as a real astronaut, no? The avg. age is 34. Heís 57, I think. Címon. If Elon Musk hasnít been to outer space yet (even though his ship and stuff), no way Cruise does this. No way.
People need to get over the age thing. Taking care of yourself adds many years to your life and you don't even need to be a health nut.

I believe Cruise is more than capable of being trained - BUT I hear you, astronaut training is no damn joke and I don't see how you can half-ass something like that.
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On the surface it sounds like a good idea but I have to wonder how well itíll really work out if it even happens. Plus Iím sure it would add major costs to the filmís budget.
On the surface to me it sounds dumb as hell. What would the point be? Other than being the first to do it.
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I believe Cruise is more than capable of being trained - BUT I hear you, astronaut training is no damn joke and I don't see how you can half-ass something like that.
I wonder how much training Cruise had for Top Gun 2? Based on the trailers, it looks like he was really involved in some of the pilot maneuvers. Iím guessing he was involved in some type of pilot training to teach him how to handle the G-Forces.

For all we know, with the Top Gun training, he may be halfway to being an astronaut already.
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On the surface to me it sounds dumb as hell. What would the point be? Other than being the first to do it.
I should restate what I said. On the surface it sounds cool. When you really think about the logistics of it though, I agree that itís dumb as hell if he actually tries going through with it.
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I wonder how much training Cruise had for Top Gun 2? Based on the trailers, it looks like he was really involved in some of the pilot maneuvers. Iím guessing he was involved in some type of pilot training to teach him how to handle the G-Forces.

For all we know, with the Top Gun training, he may be halfway to being an astronaut already.
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I canít see this happening ever. Heíll have to be trained as a real astronaut, no? The avg. age is 34. Heís 57, I think. Címon. If Elon Musk hasnít been to outer space yet (even though his ship and stuff), no way Cruise does this. No way.
Well, John Glenn went to space when he was 77. Granted, he was a trained astronaut, but I don't think Cruise passing the proper physicals will be an issue.
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The things this guy will do to avoid seeing his daughter...
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The things this guy will do to avoid seeing his daughter...
Ooooh... fuck the need for solar reflectors, heís already been BURNED.
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Even if you believe that Tom Cruise could do it. To actually film a movie probably you'd need to have dozens of others to go with him. If 2001 can be filmed on Earth that's good enough.

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