EW – For his next stunt, Tom Cruise is heading to space.
On Tuesday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the organization is collaborating with Tom Cruise on a movie filmed aboard the space station.
NASA is excited to work with @TomCruise on a film aboard the @Space_Station! We need popular media to inspire a new generation of engineers and scientists to make @NASA’s ambitious plans a reality. pic.twitter.com/CaPwfXtfUv
— Jim Bridenstine (@JimBridenstine) May 5, 2020
This follows Deadline’s reporting on Monday that Cruise, Elon Musk’s SpaceX, and NASA are working on the first narrative feature film to be shot in space. It’s not part of the Mission: Impossible franchise and no studio has been attached at this time, according to the report.