We can now add something else to the list of things Hollywood star Tom Cruise is not afraid of: cruise ships.
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Link Hurtigruten’s MS Fridtjof Nansen, with capacity for 530 passengers, is one of two ships chartered to house the cast and crew of Mission Impossible 7.
Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise has proven himself to be a man without fear in recent years, doing his own stunts for the Mission Impossible movies that involved him hanging from the side of planes, cliffs and the world’s tallest building.
We can now add something else to the list of things Cruise is not afraid of: cruise ships.
The actor and his production company have chartered two ships from Norwegian cruise line Hurtigruten for a month to house the entire cast and crew of the seventh Mission Impossible movie during filming in Norway.
Cruise himself is footing $US700,000 ($A962,000) of the bill, according to Forbes.
Without going into detail, Hurtigruten confirmed to Traveller that the ships had been leased by a film production company.
“We can confirm that Hurtigruten has entered into an agreement with the production company Truenorth for the charter of two ships from the end of August until the end of September. The ships in question are (newly upgraded) MS Vesterålen and (the brand new battery-hybrid powered) MS Fridtjof Nansen,” said Øystein Knoph, Hurtigruten’s press officer.
Production halted shortly after the outbreak of COVID-19, just as filming was about to begin in Italy. It resumed briefly in London and has now moved to Norway’s Møre og Romsdal region. The sparsely populated area is known for its fjords, with spectacular scenery including…
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