Actors and actresses in Hollywood are constantly competing with one another for lead roles in blockbuster movies. Acquiring a part in the upcoming Tom Cruise action film Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One was no easy task for French actress Pom Klementieff, best known for her role as Mantis in the Guardians of the Galaxy films.
Klementieff recently discussed her time collaborating with Tom Cruise and opened up about pursuing the part. Klementieff did everything in her power to convince her agent that she was right for the action-packed blockbuster, from reshooting her lines in French to sending him regular videos of her fighting.
Pom Klementieff Takes on the French Language Challenge
Pom Klementieff, in a recent interview, recalled a fun story from her time on Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One, set with Tom Cruise. Cruise suggested that Klementieff re-record her French lines so she could fully immerse herself in the role.
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The actress conceded that her translation wasn’t perfect, but she felt it added credibility to her performance. Even so, Klementieff couldn’t help but feel a twinge of anxiety, praying that no native French speaker watching the scene would think too poorly of her linguistic abilities.
Still, she has shown that she is willing to fully immerse herself in her roles by delivering her lines in French. This speaks volumes about her dedication to creating multidimensional and culturally accurate characters.
Pom Klementieff’s Path to Mission: Impossible
Getting cast in a major motion picture like Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One. Klementieff had to put in much hard work, keep at it, and hope for the best. It was revealed that the French actress had actively sent fighting videos to her agent, demonstrating her strong desire to participate in action movies.
“I kept sending fighting instant videos to my agent and told them that I want to do action movies. I also sent them the updates with regards to my training. My agent then came across a query from the director of the film, Christopher McQuarrie, about an actress who would be interested in doing an action movie.”
She also provided her agent with regular updates on her training, demonstrating her dedication to being both physically and mentally ready for such roles, complementing the videos she had already sent.
After some time, Klementieff’s representative came across a query from the film’s director, Christopher McQuarrie, looking for an enthusiastic actress about action movies. Klementieff’s agent suggested her for the part because she was impressed by her dogged determination.
Klementieff’s confidence that this was the ideal opportunity to demonstrate her skills and develop her portfolio was reinforced after the meeting. As Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One prepares to hit theaters on July 12, fans eagerly await the breathtaking action and performances from the talented cast.
Klementieff’s performance in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning, Part One is sure to be thrilling and captivating, and we look forward to seeing what she does next in the film industry.