Val Kilmer Reveals How Tom Cruise Reacted To His Prank On The Set Of 'Top Gun'

Written by on April 22, 2020

Actor Val Kilmer says he pranked “High Gun” costar Tom Cruise in the course of the making of the now-iconic 1980s motion movie. 

The Every day Beast revealed an excerpt from Kilmer’s memoir, I’m Your Huckleberry, through which he particulars an try and “break the ice” with Cruise in the course of the manufacturing:

“My favourite second between us was a small prank through which I gave him a particularly costly bottle of champagne however positioned it in the midst of an enormous discipline and made him observe scavenger-hunt-style clues to seek out it. I hid behind a bleacher and watched him lug the enormous crate to his bike.”

But when Cruise appreciated the flowery booze, he didn’t present it. 

“He by no means did thank me for the Iceman-style bit,” Kilmer wrote. “I assumed it will break the ice, however I assume the ice was excellent.”

Learn extra of his excerpt at The Every day Beast.

The “High Gun” sequel, “High Gun: Maverick,” initially set for a summer time launch, has been pushed again to Christmas amid the coronavirus pandemic. 


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