‘Prime Gun: Maverick’ star Jennifer Connelly remembers flying with Tom Cruise: ‘He’s such a superb pilot’

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ star Jennifer Connelly recalls flying with Tom Cruise: ‘He’s such a good pilot’

2022-05-25 18:30:45

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Jennifer Connelly is going through her flying fears.

In a current interview with Good Morning America, the actress, 51, admitted that flying is not her “favourite” factor to do regardless of the film being about airplanes. She shared that her co-star, Tom Cruise, took her up in a World Struggle II-era airplane throughout their time filming “Prime Gun: Maverick.”

“It was a rare expertise,” Connelly stated. “It was a P-51, which is a World Struggle II airplane, and it was fairly extraordinary. We had been flying, skimming the highest of the mountains and there was a jet proper off our wing that was filming us, so it was undoubtedly flying not like any flying I’ve performed earlier than.”

Jennifer Connelly shares her flying expertise with Tom Cruise throughout filming “Prime Gun: Maverick.”
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When requested if she was nervous to get within the airplane with Cruise, she responded, “He’s such a superb pilot and he’s so meticulous in completely every little thing that he does, so it was form of therapeutic for me.”

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She continued: “As somebody who doesn’t actually like to fly to do this form of flying with somebody like him I might simply take pleasure in it.”

Connelly stars as Cruise’s love curiosity within the just lately launched movie. She shares within the interview that earlier than filming, she had by no means met the actor or starred with him in a film.

Greg Tarzan Davis, Tom Cruise and Jennifer Connelly attend the screening of "Top Gun: Maverick" during the 75th annual Cannes film festival.

Greg Tarzan Davis, Tom Cruise and Jennifer Connelly attend the screening of “Prime Gun: Maverick” in the course of the seventy fifth annual Cannes movie pageant.
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“He’s only a nice actor, so he makes it only a pleasure working with him,” Connelly stated as she described her character’s position within the film.

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Connelly performs the character Penny Bengamin in “Prime Gun: Maverick” which was talked about within the authentic 1986 “Prime Gun.”

“I really like the concept of their relationship,” Connelly stated of Penny Bengamin and Lt. Pete “Maverick” Mitchell. “So these characters have recognized one another for a very long time, so I believe it was a enjoyable place to start out their relationship.”

(L-R) Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly and Jon Hamm attend the Royal Film Performance screening of "Top Gun: Maverick" in London. 

(L-R) Tom Cruise, Jennifer Connelly and Jon Hamm attend the Royal Movie Efficiency screening of “Prime Gun: Maverick” in London. 
(Picture by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/WireImage)

Cruise has had a love for flying for years and confirmed as much as the world premiere in a helicopter.

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Cruise’s helicopter touched down on the retired USS Halfway plane provider in San Diego, California. The helicopter was emblazoned with Cruise’s title and the “Prime Gun: Maverick” emblem.

In the course of the premiere, Cruise defined to the cameras that it was “an honor” to be on the film premiere following coronavirus lockdowns.

Tom Cruise arrives in a helicopter to the world premiere of "Top Gun: Maverick!" aboard the USS Midway in San Diego, California on May 4, 2022.

Tom Cruise arrives in a helicopter to the world premiere of “Prime Gun: Maverick!” aboard the USS Halfway in San Diego, California on Might 4, 2022.
(Picture by ROBYN BECK/AFP by way of Getty Pictures)

“However to be right here to see you all,” Cruise stated on the crimson carpet. “That is the primary time I have been on a film set for years in lockdown and capturing. I am seeing faces once more and that is humanity again, you already know. It is an honor to be right here for me.” 

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“Prime Gun: Maverick” additionally stars Val Kilmer, Miles Teller, Jon Hamm, Monica Barbaro and Glen Powell. The extremely anticipated movie is about to be launched on Friday.

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