Top Gun: Maverick’s Jerry Bruckheimer shares how Tom Cruise stays in such incredible shape: “Tom is pumping everything all the time
From all of this Upcoming Tom Cruise Movies currently on the asphalt, Top Gun: Maverick could be expected the most. Nearly 40 years after Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell first felt the need for speed, the legendary aviator returns to train a new line of recruits for modern warfare in the Danger Zone. Anyone who knows Cruise personally knows that could fit the actor behind the role, and producer Jerry Bruckheimer has confirmed once again that it’s this energy that keeps his star in such incredible shape, even at 59 – and , yes, even for shirtless beach scenes.
When speaking at the Top Gun: Maverick Lunch at this year’s CinemaCon, the Legacy Quel had its fair share of stories to tell. producer Jerry Bruckheimer spoke to Cruise’s insistence that Val Kilmer be in the sequel, showing the man’s commitment on a personal level. When CinemaBlend attended the event, Bruckheimer even shared stories of Tom Cruise’s work to keep fit for the grueling road ahead; starting with the following praise:
You can see why Top Gun: Maverick Director Joseph Kosinski is so proud of the shirtless soccer scene in his new movie. With Tom Cruise committed to showing off his best body and his co-stars naturally following his example, this is another perfect reward that pays off for the hard work that went into this very handy blockbuster. Gone are the days when stock footage and cockpit simulators could get the job done like here top gun has pushed to go beyond Tony Scott’s predecessor.
Tom Cruise has always seemed to be in amazing shape, with a few random exceptions involving a role like Tropical Thunders Les Grossman calls for some extra, fatsuit-enhanced weight. Except for the stories shared by co-star Miles Teller the intense Top Gun: Maverick training program fit into this empowering story of how Cruise navigates life and work. Jerry Bruckheimer went on to reveal what goes into such a process involving these very specific dietary restrictions:
Whether it’s working hard or playing hard, there’s no denying that Tom Cruise is the need for speed personified. Even co-star and fellow CinemaCon speaker Glen Powell had stories about Cruise’s “go go go” attitude this supported Jerry Bruckheimer’s anecdotes above. A reputation like that doesn’t come by accident, but if you try hard like Tom Cruise, the stories are a simple example of what excellence looks like.
If you’re content to satisfy your hunger for heroic stunt-filled antics, Top Gun: Maverick hits theaters next week, through fan screenings and early screenings leading up to its wide debut on May 27th. The schedule of Theatrical releases 2022 is also on deck to find out which films to keep an eye on throughout the year, so don’t forget to keep an eye on the future.