Tom Cruise also wants to work with Scarlett Johansson.
At the New York City premiere of Asteroid City, Johansson revealed to The Hollywood Reporter that the only actor she hasn’t been able to work with is none other than the Mission Impossible star.
“I would love to work with Tom Cruise,” she said on the carpet on June 13, adding that someone should definitely pitch a story starring the two side by side.
At the premiere in Rome of Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning, Part OneCruise beamed that he was “definitely” on board to star opposite Johansson in a project.
“She’s great,” the Top gun: Maverick star said of the Black Widow actress. “There’s a great actress and a movie star.” When asked by THR Rome‘s Lorenzo Cecioni when he thinks they can star in something together, he immediately replied: ‘Yes. It is going to happen.”
He continued, “Look, I’ve been watching her career all her life. She is extremely talented, very charismatic. It would be fun. She could do anything. She could do comedy, drama, action, suspense. She’s someone who really pulls you in on screen, in front of the camera. So absolutely, it’s going to happen.”
Elsewhere in the interview, Cruise explained that he always wanted to make films for audiences, cinema, distributors and big screens.
“I love that cinema experience, and that’s what this movie was made for,” he said on the carpet. “I’ve always studied all the new programs they have and every way I can captivate an audience and make it more fun and immersive. Look, I’ve always wanted to make movies and travel the world and now have this opportunity, this is what I want to do.”
Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning, Part One will be in cinemas from July 12.