Actor Tom Cruise and producer Jerry Bruckheimer want the 2020 Top Gun sequel to look so authentic that they asked the Navy if the actor could fly one of their $70 million F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jet. In case you’re wondering, the Navy said “no” to the request. Cruise does, however, fly a P-51 Mustang jet and a few helicopters in Top Gun: Maverick, according to Bruckheimer. The producer also told Empire that he couldn’t use a single frame of any of the actors flying in a Super Hornet because once the flying got wild “they threw up.” The movie hits theatres on June 24th.
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