June 13, 2024 8:16 am

Tom Cruise Faked a Helicopter Crash to Scare Glen Powell During Top Gun
Tom Cruise Faked a Helicopter Crash to Scare Glen Powell During Top Gun

Tom Cruise Faked a Helicopter Crash to Scare Glen Powell During Top Gun

During production on Top Gun: Maverick, Glen Powell and Tom Cruise quickly became close friends, and Powell has recently revealed some of his best memories from the shoot. Powell originally auditioned for the role of Rooster, but was beat out by Miles Teller. However, Cruise, who served as a producer on the movie, liked his audition so much, he brought him in to play Hangman Maverick‘s equivalent of Iceman (played by Val Kilmer in the original Top Gun).

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​Glen Powell reminisced on a life-threatening prank by Tom Cruise, and how he apologized with a 6-hour film school video. Read More