Tom Cruise - Tom Cruise And Jack Reacher Co-stars Totalled Nine Cars For Film

0
0
Subscribe To:

Tom Cruise narrowly escaped injury while shooting new action movie Jack Reacher after he was involved in a car collision with his co-star Jai Courtney.

Castmate David Oyelowo reveals the actors were filming a dangerous chase scene when they lost control of their cars - but luckily they were able to walk away from the accident unscathed.

It wasn't the only occasion where cars were smashed, and Oyelowo admits he feared for his pals' safety.

He says, "Nine cars were totalled during these three weeks of shooting. At one point there was a collision between Tom and Jai Courtney where the air bag was deployed as well. No one got hurt. Safety was paramount but it was harrowing at points.

"Tom is so incredible in that car and we had a lot of training so the margin for error though small, we were safe and surrounded by technicians should anything happen."

Director Christopher MCQuarrie admits Cruise was very involved in the stunt planning and even came up with his own vision for one action sequence.

He explains, "The scene that was written was very short, 'He drives away from the hotel and crashes the car and runs away.' Tom read those pages and had a vision. He said, 'I think this could be the central piece of the movie, tell me what you want and we'll figure out how to do it...'

"Tom was very experienced driving that car and he became very familiar driving two or three hours a day. A clutch would break (on one car) and then he'd have to know the new car - there were four different cars he was driving (for the film). Tom would come up with stunts 30 minutes before we would shoot them."


Contactmusic

Tags: Tom Cruise - Jai Courtney

0
0
Subscribe To:
Advertisement

More Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise Performs Ridiculous Aircraft Stunt for 'Mission Impossible 5'

Tom Cruise didn't exactly have a regular Sunday. The actor was suspended from an Airbus A400M at 5,000ft, filming scenes for his new movie Mission...

Katie Holmes Opens Up About Tom Cruise Divorce, "I Don't Want That Moment In My Life To Define Me”

It’s hard to believe that just over two years ago Katie Holmes was one half of the world’s most famous couple, TomKat. But since the...

A Week In Movies: Stars Turn Out In New York, Cruise Shoots In London And Trailers For Interstellar, Inherent Vice, Taken 3 And Blackhat

A week before it arrived in cinemas, the anxiously awaited thriller Gone Girl had its world premiere at the New York Film Festival, where Ben...

The 10 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Videos You Need To See

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken the internet by storm over the past few weeks as famous faces have been calling each other out...

Advertisement

Live. Die. Repeat or Edge of Tomorrow. Warner Bros Can't Decide

Edge of Tomorrow may just have been the unexpected hit of the summer, but Warner Bros. aren't done with the surprises yet - they seem...

Katie Holmes On Life After Divorce, Her Career And Parenting

Actress Katie Holmes has kept a low-profile since her divorce from Tom Cruies in 2012, but recently, she came out with an interview, where she...

Lead Film Roles That Could Have Looked Very Different

With Robert Downey Jr fitting so perfectly as likeable irritant Tony Stark, Christian Bale slipping so easily into the tortured billionaire psyche of Bruce Wayne...

Why Is Jack Reacher The Most Complained About Film of 2013?

According to figures released by the British Board Of Film Classification (BBFC), the Tom Cruise action thriller Jack Reacher was 2013’s most complained about film....

Advertisement

Comments

Tom Cruise Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Tom Cruise

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All