Die twee speel saam in die komende film “Bobaas: Maverick” waar die aktrise gekonfronteer is met erge angs rondom vlieg.
“What I was afraid to tell Tom at the time was that I had just recently decided to think myself out of a really crippling fear of flying that I had suffered from for years,” die Oscar-wenner recently revealed on the “Graham Norton Show.”
“And so originally when I signed on to do the movie there was no flying for my character,” the 50-year-old explained. “My character was on land, she was on the water, she was never in the air.”
Egter, Connelly realized she would have to face her fears when she and Cruise, 58, needed to film a scene involving a small P-51 plane.
“He’s like, ‘Jen have you ever been in a plane like this before?’ Connelly recalled. “ek was soos, ‘No I haven’t, Tom. It’s amazing.’ He’s like, ‘Ever done any aerobatic flying before?’ I started to get nervous. 'Geen, hoekom? Will I be doing some?’ He’s like, ‘It’s gonna be very graceful. Very elegant. Very elegant rolls. It’s going to be nice and easy.’”
“So that’s how I found out I was going to be up in the P-51 with Tom flying it,” the star shared.
“Bobaas: Maverick” was originally scheduled to be released on July 2nd. Egter, weens die koronaviruspandemie, it will now debut in theaters on Nov. 19.
In Mei 2020, Connelly told Extra she was excited to finally see the film.
“Those flying sequences are going to be so extraordinary and I think it is a movie that would be great to see on big screens if and when we can get back there,” she said at the time.
Even after a 30-year gap between turns as the titular Maverick, Cruise’s well-documented work ethic was present on set, Connelly said.
“I’ve never seen anyone work harder, be more committed to his work, more devoted to his work,” merk sy op. “Nothing is taken for granted. Every moment is an opportunity to do all that he can do, to deliver the best thing that he can possibly deliver.”
In werklikheid, Cruse’s dedication rubbed off on Connelly a bit.
“I’ve never been more paranoid about knowing my lines,” admitted the actress. “This is a tight ship… It definitely adds a degree of pressure because he’s so prepared all the time.”
Fox News’ Nate Day het bygedra tot hierdie verslag.