Mission Impossible: Calculating death Director Chris McQuarrie recalls asking Tom Cruise what the “weirdest story” he had ever heard about himself.
Cruise has been the subject of many conspiracy theories over the years, thanks in part to his ties to the mysterious and controversial Church of Scientology.
In the interview about the 61-year-old action star for TimeMcQuarrie, 54, said Cruise told him the strangest myth he had ever heard was that people on set were “not allowed to look me in the eye”.
trip M: I costar Simon Pegg added to the publication: “I was able to find my way through all the bizarre myths surrounding him.
“On one side is Tom Cruise – the mysterious movie star everyone wants to know. And on the other hand, he’s just a guy. I like being casual with him.
In a recent interview with independenceanother one from Cruise death calculation colleagues, Hayley Atwell, attested to Cruise’s normalcy.
She said: “I really feel like you can meet him and say: ‘He’s so nice; he’s charming; he’s charismatic; He knows how to make people feel good about themselves. So it’s just a tactic to manipulate the whole thing, because he might just be a selfish person.’ Or whatever bullshit people want to make up about people.
“But over time, you just watch him: he really works hard, he really cares, he really cares about people and wants to interact with them, and he trusts them. into the power of cinema as much as when he was five years old.”
Cruise is Scientology’s most famous follower, joining the organization in 1980. The religion and its leader David Miscavige have been accused of defrauding supporters out of cash, dividing members with those loved ones, while harassing and intimidating journalists and critics.
At the Golden Globes in January, Cruise was criticized for his connections to the Church, when host Jerrod Carmichael mentioned Shelly Miscavige, David’s wife, who had not appeared in public. since 2007.
Mission Impossible is about to release Saturday’s outing, with the second coming out in 2024.
Review for Dead Calculation Part One has been brilliant, with a score on review aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes now 98% after 112 reviews.
Mission: Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part 1 was released in UK cinemas on 10 July.
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