Keanu Reeves Has No Interest in Trading Blows With Action God Tom Cruise Despite His Success as John Wick, Open to Join Force With the Mission Impossible Star

Reviewed By: Swagata Das

Keanu reeves calls Tom Cruise extraordinary, and he would love to do a film with the Top Gun star

The John Wick actor, Keanu Reeves is known for his versatile acting skills and has worked in numerous comedy, sci-fi, and action films. He has always been praised for his down-to-earth but witty attitude. He was last seen in an action film from his popular franchise, in John Wick Chapter 4. And it became the highest-grossing film in the John Wick franchise earning more than $400 million. 

While Keanu Reeves has made a fortune out of his successful career, there is one more actor who is known for his level of action and commitment to his films. And it’s none other than Mission Impossible star, Tom Cruise. Fans would love to see both the actors together someday on screen. After all, what’s better than two action heroes going in for a high-octane adrenaline-pumping film. 

Keanu Reeves in a still from the John Wick franchise
Keanu Reeves from the John Wick franchise

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Keanu Reeves Thinks Tom Cruise Is Extraordinary And He Admires Him

Working all these years, Keanu Reeves has been considered one of the finest actors by his co-actors and how good he is in real life. But The Matrix actor, in an interview with CinemaBlend, was all praise for another action hero. Reeves admitted how much he admires Tom Cruise for his dangerous action stunts. 

“What Tom Cruise does is extraordinary and special and something that… Again, another legend in another universe. I’m more like on the ground playing in the mud and he’s like flying and jumping and outside of buildings and helicopters, fighter jets.” the 59-year-old Canadian actor further added “So what he’s doing in terms of the events that he’s participating in, I think is extraordinary. And his passion for it, his skill, his talent just shines.”

It shows how much the John Wick star follows Tom Cruise and how much he admires his action stunts. There is no denying the fact that a film starring both actors would be a delight to watch among the fans of Keanu Reeves and Tom Cruise. 

The humble John Wick star even moved ahead and pointed out the similarities he shares with the Mission Impossible star. This states the respect he has for Cruise and how much love they both have for the work they do. He said in the same interview,

“I think we’re just the beneficiaries of his excellence, you know? And he’s inspiring. And I think one thing I could say is that I share, as you spoke about, the passion for movies. We’re lucky to be there and we’re just trying to have fun and hope people like what we did.”

Stahelski with Keanu Reeves in an event
Stahelski with actor, Keanu Reeves

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Is There A Possibility Of a Keanu Reeves-Tom Cruise Team-Up?

The 59-year-old Canadian actor was busy promoting and attending events for his recent film John Wick Chapter 4 when he was asked by ExtraTv about his take on working alongside Tom Cruise in the same film, to which he revealed. 

“I don’t know if he’s an inspiration, he’s just amazing,” he further added “I don’t know, maybe we can be side by side with a common goal,” 

Keanu Reeves as John Wick in John Wick: Chapter 4
Keanu Reeves in and as John Wick

It is evident that the Matrix actor is open to working with the Top Gun actor if given the right chance and that must be playing the role of a friend but not as a foe. Since the video clip has been published fans couldn’t keep calm and they have already started buzzing around the topic of teaming up of both the action heroes for a single film.

While Tom Cruise is yet to comment about it. but it can be perceived that both actors have shown mutual respect in the past. So, bringing both the John Wick star and the Mission Impossible star on the same set won’t be that tough, just the script needs to be right.

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Source: CinemaBlend, ExtraTv

Written by Sushovan Mondal