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McQuarrie has been one of Cruise’s closest colleagues in the past three directorial stints Mission impossible film and producer Top Gun: Maverickfirst with Cruise Valkyrie, He told The Times that the veteran action star explained to him, “I make mass entertainment.”
During the filming of the project about the wartime mission to assassinate Hitler, Cruise realized that more money was needed to complete the film and decided to revise the script to make it suitable for as wide a cinema audience as possible.
“The Oscars are very important,” McQuarrie said. “Films that not many people will see. The industry has been driven into a wedge. Are you an artist or an entertainer? Tom doesn’t think they’re mutually exclusive.”
The director added that Cruise also revealed to him the weirdest story he’d ever heard about himself. The actor responded that the biggest myth about him is that people on set “are not allowed to look me in the eye.”
Cruise’s friend and frequent partner Simon Pegg also told us era Cruise’s determination to keep the film industry afloat during the pandemic led to his meltdown on the seventh set when a crew member violated social distancing rules. Mission impossible Movie.
Cruise once yelled “do it again and you’re screwed” to the crew who made the mistake. Page told The Times:
“Everything Tom cares about, as far as his job is concerned, is at stake because of the pandemic. For him, this virus has the potential to wipe movies off the face of the earth.”