According to Deadline, the filmmaker has started writing the screenplay for the film, which he will also produce along with Cruise.
Doug Liman will be joining Tom Cruise in space it seems, as plans gather for a movie that could comfortably be described as "quite ambitious". Paramount has denied it's the identical movie, however Liman and Cruise had been creating Liman's ardour undertaking "Luna Park" at Paramount and clearly had an curiosity in doing one thing in outer area.
The Hollywood Reporter confirmed Tuesday that Liman, 54, will direct Cruise, 57, in the new movie filmed aboard the International Space Station.
For now, the upcoming film is being developed independently, and the cast and crew will have to undergo extensive training with NASA simply to survive their trip to space.
The report said Elon Musk and Tom have approached Liman, who also directed Tom's "Edge of Tomorrow". Clearly, Cruise and Liman enjoy working together and can rely on a solid bond to carry them through shooting their film in space.
Then NASA chimed in confirming their involvement and the first outer space film expedition went from rumour to reality. "Lunar Park" revolves round a bunch of renegade workers who enterprise to the moon to steal an vitality supply.
Director, Doug Liman is also known for directing films like "Mr and Mrs Smith and the action film "Bourne Identity". He is also working with Christopher McQuarrie on "Mission: Impossible 7", for which production is now paused. For his part, Doug Liman oversees the post-production of his new film SF, Chaos Walking.
Top Gun: Maverick will be released in theaters on December 23, 2020.