BY TOBY PORTER
This is what happens when Tom Cruise hears about Donald Trump dubbing South London an “off area”. The diminutive movie star was seen sprinting for Southwark as fast as his legs could carry him on Sunday
He was seen bolting across Blackfriars Bridge two days after the US President’s controversial tweet saying the new US embassy in Vauxhall is in “an off location”.
Luckily, it was captured on film by a passing crew working on the superstar’s latest movie, Mission Impossible 6. Tom Cruise would be best advised not to sprint southwards at breakneck speed – overdoing it on stunts led to a five-month delay in shooting scenes for the film.
He broke his ankle in August trying to jump off a building. Thomas Cruise Mapother IV, as he’s known to his mum, and Trump do not see eye-to-eye on many things – possibly because if they faced each other, the movie moppet would be looking at his president’s chin.
Cruise, 55, has filmed several times in London, whereas Trump has decided to avoid the capital. Cruise likes Haiti, while The Donald calls it a “s***hole country”.
The Top Gun, Rain Man and Jerry Maguire action man was seen sprinting across the roof of Blackfriars Bridge, as cameras captured his every move from helicopters buzzing above him. The latest Mission: Impossible film also features Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Monaghan, and Simon Pegg.
Paramount Pictures confirmed the film remains on schedule to open July 27, 2018.