Tom Cruise shared an episode from the 7th part of the popular franchise Mission: Impossible. Dead Reckoning, which is planned to be released next year. Paramount Pictures has released a video in which Cruise and his crew talk about months of preparation for the stunt. The scene requires the star to jump off a cliff while riding a motorcycle during a chase.
“This is far and away the most dangerous thing we’ve ever attempted,” he says, adding that everything they do is for the audience.
In the next few minutes, fans can see Tom getting ready for the scene. He smiles into the camera and says, “Be competent.”
The team explains how they practiced every aspect of the stunt and did 30 jumps in a day. By their calculations, that’s 500 parachute jumps and over 13,000 motocross jumps. They used technology to create a platform to ensure that the jump would go as planned and be well captured by the cameras. The trainer warns that if the stunt goes wrong, it can lead to serious injury or even death.
One of the members of the film crew says that this is the biggest stunt in the history of cinema, and Tom rode the motorcycle off a cliff six times in one day.
In addition to Tom Cruise, the first part of the film Mission: Impossible. Dead Reckoning also stars Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Czerny, Vanessa Kirby and Frederick Schmidt.
The film will hit theaters worldwide on July 14, 2023.