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Tom Cruise convinced Universal to pay $200 million for movie to be shot in house, over a Zoom call


Actor Tom Cruise doesn’t even have a script for his upcoming history-making movie to be shot in house, however managed to persuade Universal Pictures to shell out $200 million (almost Rs 1500 crore) to produce it.

Deadline stories that Universal signed off on the big-budget undertaking over a Zoom call with Cruise, writer-director Doug Liman, his frequent collaborator Christopher McQuarrie, and producer PJ van Sandwijk. Elon Musk will even be concerned by means of his SpaceX agency.

Cruise’s Mission Impossible 5, 6, 7 and eight director McQuarrie, Deadline says, “ will have a ground control role as story advisor and producer.” Liman, alternatively, has labored with the actor on Edge of Tomorrow and American Made. He’s presently writing the script of the action-adventure movie.

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Cruise lately resumed filming the seventh Mission Impossible movie, which had been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. It was reported on Friday that the crew deliberate on blowing up a actual bridge in Poland, for an motion scene. The bridge, which was initially constructed in 1909 in the Polish village of Pilchowice, has been decommissioned since 2016.

Cruise will subsequent be seen in Top Gun: Maverick, which after being pushed to December, was additional pushed to 2021 due to the continued results of the virus internationally.

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