Tom Cruise, 58, is all set to make an outer space film with Elon Musk and NASA. With a space trip scheduled for 2021 images from the Space Shuttle Almanac reveals. The film is set to be directed by Edge of Tomorrow‘s Doug Liman, 55.
Tom Cruise going to space in 2021 for his next film
As firstly reported by NME.com, this movie was announced earlier this year, confirming that Cruise had teamed up with Musk and NASA to film a new movie in outer space and that Universal will be backing the $200 million space film. Film producers will be, Tom Cruise, alongside with Liman and PJ van Sandwijk. It’s also been reported that Tom Cruise’s MI collaborator Christopher McQuarrie is also involved in the movie and will act as story advisor and producer too. It is still not clear what type of movie this is going to be and is still unamed.
But the project is now firmly on its way, as Space Shuttle Almanac confirmed on Twitter that:
As you can see in the above tweet, under the October 2021 part where chart reads “SpaceX Crew Dragon,” with an image of a small space vehicle beside it. Next to the illustration are a list of three names – i.e SpaceX Pilot Lopez Alegria, Tourist 1 Tom Cruise and Tourist 2 Doug Liman. Where third place is still to be filled.
NASA has also confirmed their involvement in the project earlier this year via Twitter, where NASA administrator tweeted:
Upcoming movies of Tom Cruise are Mission: Impossible 7, which is still filming after a number of delays due to an ongoing pandemic and Top Gun: Maverick which is set for release on December 23.