tom cruise He reportedly banned the Top Gun: Maverick crew from enjoying some bevvies, even though it’s perfectly acceptable to ‘go drinking’ on most sets.
The actor, 59, is said to have kept a strict order behind the scenes in the blockbuster, with staff even claiming they were told to keep partying “to a minimum”.
said a source Mirror: ‘In most scenarios, the cast and crew socialize and go drinking, but in Top Gun, they were told to keep parties to a minimum.’
‘They told us to keep partying to a minimum’: Tom Cruise reportedly banned Top Gun: Maverick crew from drinking alcohol on strict film set (pictured in character)
Lead man Miles Teller, 35, even admitted, “There were days after a tough shoot where I really could have used a couple of beers…but you just don’t want to fly at those speeds with a hangover.”
He went on to confess that after making an exception just once while attending a wedding, he endured a “difficult” next day at work.
The Pennsylvania native, who plays Bradley Bradshaw in the picture, said: “The next day I had flight training in 100C heat. That was tough.
Leading by example: The 59-year-old actor, who is said to have kept a tight rein behind the scenes in the blockbuster, can be seen enjoying a drink at the Munich beer festival in 2010.
MailOnline has contacted Tom’s representatives for comment.
The Oscar nominee’s strict orders have clearly paid off as film critics have hailed the upcoming film as a triumphant return for Tom, praising the actor’s astonishing stunts while flying a real fighter plane.
The sequel to Tony Scott’s classic 1986 blockbuster has been unanimously praised in early reviews, with one even declaring that it “improves on the original in every conceivable way.”
He reprized his role as US Navy pilot LT Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, reuniting with Val Kilmer, who also returns in a small cameo role as LT Tom “Iceman” Kazansky.
Honest: The man played by Miles Teller, 35, even admitted: “There were days after a tough shoot I really could have used a couple of beers” (pictured right with Tom, left, in May 2022)
Tom, who is famous for doing his own stunts, is said to have trained himself to resist the power of the g-force and actually flew real fighter planes for the sequel.
Peter Hoskin of the Daily Mail gave the film five stars, writing, “Every time the movie threatens to get too cozy, it surprises itself – and us – back in the present with another insanely ambitious action sequence.” .
“The final mission, with fighter jets buzzing around a snowy landscape, is an amazing display of cinematic bravado. He’s loud, sometimes silly, often crazy. But in the end, the moral of this moving story is clear: Tom Cruise is a killer hero.
Eureka! The Oscar nominee’s strict orders have clearly paid off as film critics have hailed the upcoming film as a triumphant return for Tom (pictured in character)
The official synopsis for the film reads: “After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s finest aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Cruiser) is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a fearless test pilot and dodging advancement in rank would punish him.
When he finds himself training a detachment of TOPGUN graduates for a specialized mission the likes of which no living pilot has ever seen, Maverick meets Lt. Bradley Bradshaw (Teller), call sign: “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s late friend. and Radar Intercept Officer, Lt. Nick Bradshaw, aka “Goose.”
“Facing an uncertain future and confronting the ghosts of his past, Maverick is drawn into a confrontation with his own deepest fears, culminating in a mission that demands the ultimate sacrifice from those who will be chosen to pilot it.”
The sequel is directed by Joseph Kosinski from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger and Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie.
And it’s produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Tom, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison.
Also in the cast are Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Lewis Pullman, Charles Parnell, Bashir Salahuddin, Monica Barbaro, Jay Ellis, Danny Ramirez, Greg Tarzan Davis with Ed Harris.
Top Gun: Maverick will hit theaters in the UK on May 25 and May 27 in the US.
Impressive: Top Gun: Maverick will hit theaters in the UK on May 25 and May 27 in the US (Tom in character)