Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton revealed the reasons that prevented him from being a part of the film with Tom Cruise
the cast of Top Gun: Maverick (2022) almost featured a real pilot, but by car instead of planes. Lewis Hamiltonseven-time world champion formula 1revealed why he did not participate in the classic.
Hamiltonwho is a friend of Tom Cruisetold the vanity fair reached a deal to participate in the film, but had to back out of the commitment because of the racing season schedule.
When I heard that the second movie was going to happen, I thought, ‘Oh my God, I have to ask to be a part of this.’ I said to Tone [Cruise]: ‘I don’t care what the role is. I might appear in the background of a scene sweeping the floor or something.”
cruise went further, and convinced the director Joseph Kosinski what Hamilton would play one of the rookie pilots trained by his Maverick. However, the start of filming would begin at the height of the season of formula 1.
Finally, Hamilton had to leave the project, adding that he couldn’t be 100% focused on two simultaneous projects because he was “too much of a perfectionist”. “speak to Tone [Cruise] and [Joseph] Kosinski that I couldn’t make the movie was without a doubt the most terrifying phone call I’ve ever had to make”.
Lewis Hamilton has not yet debuted in theaters, but had special appearances in animations of the disney as Cars 2 (2011), cars 3 (2017, giving voice to a version of himself) and zoolander 2 (2016).
All about Top Gun: Maverick
Directed by Joseph Kosinski, Top Gun: Maverick will show Tom Cruise returning to its iconic role Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell to lead a new generation of aviators on a difficult mission.
On the mission, he meets Lieutenant Bradley Bradshaw (Miles Teller), son of the late friend of Maverick, Nick Bradshaw (Anthony Edwards), also known as Goose. Facing an uncertain future and ghosts from his past, the fighter pilot confronts his deepest fears, culminating in a sacrificial mission.
The film has Glen Powell, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller, Jon Hamm, Ed Harris and Lewis Pullman in the cast.
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