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Entertainment Jake Johnson really didn’t want to shoot 'The Mummy'

05:04  30 august  2020
05:04  30 august  2020 Source:   uk.news.yahoo.com

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Jake Johnson was so adamant that he didn ’ t want to film The Mummy that he flew all the way to London from Los Angeles to tell Tom Cruise. Johnson admitted as much during his recent appearance on Justin Long’s Life Is Short podcast. Johnson ’s first error came when he agreed to star

Jake Johnson was so adamant that he didn ’ t want to film 2017’s The Mummy that he flew all the way to London from Los Angeles to tell Tom Cruise, only for the action icon to convince him to feature. Johnson admitted as much during his recent appearance on Justin Long’s Life Is Short podcast.

Tom Cruise, Jake Johnson are posing for a picture: Jake Johnson was petrified of doing his own stunts with Tom Cruise on The Mummy (Image by Universal) Jake Johnson was petrified of doing his own stunts with Tom Cruise on The Mummy (Image by Universal)

Jake Johnson was so adamant that he didn’t want to film 2017’s The Mummy that he flew all the way to London from Los Angeles to tell Tom Cruise, only for the action icon to convince him to feature.

Johnson admitted as much during his recent appearance on Justin Long’s Life Is Short podcast. Johnson’s first error came when he agreed to star in The Mummy before actually reading the script.

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Jake Johnson reveals he really didn ' t want to do The Mummy , then proceeded to explain how Tom Cruise eventually changed his mind about it. “I gotta say, though, I’m glad I did it, because he really was a joy to work with, and he’s a really wild guy. And part of the fun in our business is that you get to

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Then, when he finally did get his hands on the screenplay, he saw that the first 30 pages included numerous action scenes with Cruise, who famously performs all of his own stunts. Johnson knew that Cruise would want him to do his own action scenes, too, so thought, “Nah. I know what this is going to be.”

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“There’s one thing I love in this business, and that is when they say, ‘Bring in the stunt people’,” admits Johnson, who says he would have gladly done the dangerous set-pieces before joining the hit show New Girl. But now he didn’t need the money.

Johnson was told that, in order to pull out of The Mummy, he’d need to tell Cruise himself. This meant flying all the way to London, where the blockbuster was shooting. However, during their lengthy discussion, Johnson ended up getting along with Cruise, especially since the actor made fun of him for not wanting to do his own stunts.

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Jake Johnson really didn ’ t want to shoot ' The Mummy '.

We’ll save that discussion for another time but to boil it down, that story examines how some of Batman’s greatest enemies began to crawl out into the open during his second year behind the cowl. Jake Johnson really didn ’ t want to shoot ' The Mummy '.

Sofia Boutella, Jake Johnson posing for the camera: HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 20: Actors Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella and Jake Johnson attend the Universal Celebration of © Provided by Yahoo! Entertainment UK HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 20: Actors Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella and Jake Johnson attend the Universal Celebration of "The Mummy Day" With a 75-Foot Sarcophagus Takeover At Hollywood And Highland held at Hollywood & Highland on May 20, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)

“He’s a super funny guy, and he starts doing a lot of bits, and he’s like, ‘Are you comfortable sitting on a couch. Or do you need a stunt person for that?’ ... About 45 minutes in, I realize that I really like him, and I turned myself into a fan.”

Johnson even told Cruise, “I heard about you strapping yourself to the side of a plane for Mission: Impossible. I don’t want to do that. I don’t want this to be a story of, like, ‘Tom Cruise and fellow actor fall off a building and their heads get smashed.’ Because in Sweden, there’s going to be a big photo of you. But there’s not going to be a big photo of the fat guy from New Girl next to you.”

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He realizes that Cruise not only does his own stunts, but he’s going to want Johnson to do his, too. Basically, what happens to Johnson is that he agrees to do The Mummy with Tom Cruise before he reads the script, and after reading it, Johnson has a change of heart and realizes he no longer

Jake Johnson really didn ’ t want to shoot ' The Mummy '.

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Cruise ultimately worked his magic, though, convincing Johnson to appear in The Mummy. And even though the adventure film ended up being a critical and financial flop Johnson is still glad he featured in it.

“I gotta say, though, I’m glad I did it, because he really was a joy to work with, and he’s a really wild guy. And part of the fun in our business is that you get to work with really wild people.”


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