Tom Cruise Flies Jet While Accepting MTV Movie and TV Award

Feature Tom Cruise Accepts MTV Movie and TV Award While Flying a Jet

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Tom Cruise was hovering after his MTV Film and TV Awards win — actually. He accepted Greatest Efficiency in a Film from his jet.

The actor, 60, earned the golden popcorn on the Sunday, Could 7, awards present for his function in Prime Gun: Maverick, so it was solely becoming that he accepted whereas piloting an plane.

“Hello everybody, thanks a lot for this award,” he shared whereas talking into his aviation headset. “I make these movies for you. I really like you, I really like entertaining you! To know the way a lot you take pleasure in it, how a lot you recognize it, there’s simply no higher feeling.”

Tom Cruise Accepts MTV Movie and TV Award While Flying a Jet

Tom Cruise
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He concluded by selling his different motion franchise, Mission Unimaginable. The seventh installment within the franchise is due in theaters on July 12.

“I hope you take pleasure in Mission Unimaginable: Lifeless Reckoning – Half 1. It ought to be popping out in July. It’s a wild journey,” Cruise stated. “You could have an exquisite summer time, thanks once more for letting me entertain you; It’s an absolute privilege. See you on the films!”

Prime Gun: Maverick, which hit theaters in Could 2022, is among the many few movies which have received each the golden popcorn on the MTV Film & TV Awards and the Oscar on the Academy Awards. The motion film, a sequel to 1986’s Prime Gun, received Greatest Sound on the prestigious ceremony in March and was nominated for Greatest Image, Greatest Tailored Screenplay, Greatest Unique Track, Greatest Movie Enhancing. and Greatest Visible Results.

Although Cruise clearly had an elaborate plan to simply accept the award just about, different stars had been extra low-key after MTV canceled the in-person occasion on the final minute. On Thursday, Could 4, host Drew Barrymore dropped out to assist the writers strike. The pink carpet was referred to as off the next day amid the Writers Guild of America’s calls to picket the present at Santa Barbara Hangar in California. On Saturday, Could 6, the community introduced that the MTV Film & TV Awards could be pre-taped.

Finally, the present included a couple of comedic segments Barrymore pre-taped, retrospective clips from previous years and acceptance speeches that had been filmed prematurely. Pedro Pascal accepted three awards for The Final of Us. Bella Ramsey, Joseph Quinn and Barrymore additionally filmed digital thanks speeches, and lots of of them gave shout-outs to assist the writers strike.

Jennifer Coolidge nodded to screenwriters whereas accepting the Comedic Genius award from house. “Virtually all nice comedy begins with nice writers, and I simply suppose that as a proud member of SAG, I stand right here earlier than you tonight side-by-side with my sisters and brothers within the WGA which are combating proper now. Combating for the rights of artists in all places,” Coolidge, 61, stated.