Top Gun: Maverick – Jennifer Connelly describes her lovemaking scenes with Tom Cruise

She’s said it before: Jennifer Connelly has great respect for Tom Cruise and his acting skills. She confides in her intimate scenes Top Gun: Maverick.

36 years separated top gunthe cult 80’s action film that launched Tom Cruise to international stardom and its sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, whose release is fast approaching. Originally slated for summer 2019, the film has already had an incredible “journey”: Most of the scenes were boxed four years ago, in 2018, and yet the film has not yet approached dark spaces. Blame obviously lies with Covid-19, but also with his leading man’s commitments to other franchises.

Its release is now imminent – the feature film will soon premiere at the Cannes Film Festival – and the film crew have resumed promotion. The opportunity for actress Jennifer Connelly to say all the good things she thinks about her playmates and the characters they portray.

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It’s in the columns of the American magazine diversity that the actress first confided at her meeting with the actor:

“I had never met Tom Cruise before. He’s so extraordinary. Spending time with him makes you understand why he was such a star for years. It was obvious he cared about the franchise, I felt an obligation to him.

In this second film, she plays Penny Benjamin, a beautiful bartender who seduces the daredevil Maverick. She therefore explains the chemistry between her characters, particularly in the romantic scenes:

“We focused on their intimacy and how they enter each other’s lives. I think these characters have a really tender relationship… as she understands it. They spend a moment in bed arguing… Obviously they have a complicated past and she deals with it with a lot of humor and playfulness. I think she’s a very positive person approaching happiness.”

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The actress is no rookie: she won an Oscar for her supporting role in 20 years ago An extraordinary man. Nevertheless, she found the filming with Tom Cruise very impressive. She said so before the film’s first postponements in 2020.

Top Gun: Maverick by Joseph Kosinski is expected in French cinemas for the May 25, 2022 (this time it’s the right one!). We were able to take a look at it while writing Large Screen: we invite you to read our review. You can also get an idea by watching the spectacular trailer released a few weeks ago.

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