Actor Jon Hamm says filming ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ with Hollywood star Tom Cruise was a “pinch-me moment”.
Starring as Cyclone within the long-awaited motion sequel, the 51-year-old actor says it was a dream come true to be a part of a film with such a “profound history”, Hamm mentioned.
During his look on ‘Smallzy’s Surgery’, Jon Hamm mentioned, “To be able to work on a film like this that has such a profound history and to be able to work on it and work with Tom and (producer) Jerry Bruckheimer and everyone else that is involved with the making of this movie, was a bucket list dream come true kind of pinch-me moment, for sure.”
Unlike his co-stars, Jon Hamm was glad he didn’t should do any of the flying stunts. Glen Powell not too long ago revealed he did “a lot of puking” whereas filming the flick. The 33-year-old actor, who portrays pilot Jake ‘Hangman’ Seresin within the movie, and his co-stars underwent three months of coaching forward of capturing with a view to develop accustomed to g-force, however solely lead actor Tom Cruise managed to remain unaffected whereas up within the sky.
He mentioned, “There was a variety of puke throughout filming. Before capturing, Tom despatched us on three months of coaching to get used to the g-force. (But) even with coaching, nothing prepares you for the depth of flying in an F-18. We had been all flying as soon as a day and Tom was up there 3 times on daily basis.
Jon Hamm mentioned, “But it didn’t faze him at all. There we are, all being sick into bags, and he is taking everything in his stride. The guy is a machine.”
Tom Cruise, who reprised his position as Captain Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell within the film, confirmed he had developed a coaching scheme for his co-stars to assist them learn to fly the Boeing F/A-18 Superhornet jets.
The ‘Mission: Impossible’ actor shared: “I developed a programme for the actors, and how we could get them in the (F/A-18s). It was every step of the way. I had to teach them how to fly. I had to teach them how to handle gs. I had to get them confident in the aeroplane.”