The official daredevil of Hollywood Tom Cruise is one of the most bankable actors in the entertainment world. The 61-year-old Hollywood icon is still jumping off the cliffs and making millions at the box office with his widely appreciated projects. Both Keanu Reeves and Tom Cruise are known for hardly using a body double for their breathtaking stunts in their respective projects.
Apart from being one of the most beloved actors in Hollywood, reportedly both the actors are known for the estimated value of every word spoken by them in their projects.
Tom Cruise’s $7000 Pay Per Word Is Almost Nothing In Comparison To Keanu Reeves’ Pay For John Wick 4
Tom Cruise is known for his simple behavior, successful projects, and most importantly his earnings from them. The Top Gun star has secured a spot on Forbes for being the highest-paid actor in Hollywood. Reportedly, Tom Cruise receives a certain percentage of the profit from his projects. According to the media outlet Business Insider a study conducted by Casumo states that the actor makes around $7000 for every word he delivers in his projects. The estimated cost was evaluated based on the various salary data throughout his Hollywood career.
Similarly, The Matrix star Keanu Reeves is also known for his action movies and down-to-earth behavior. From The Matrix to John Wick-It is no surprise that Keanu’s projects have been a critical and financial hit. The 59-year-old Canadian actor’s every word counts. As reported by the famous media outlet Wall Street Journal, Keanu Reeves only spoke 380 words in the fourth installment of John Wick. According to Celebrity Net Worth, his paycheck amounted to around $39,473 for every word he spoke in the whole movie.
However, the stark difference between the pay-per-word salary of Keanu Reeves, clearly points out that it is way more than Tom Cruise’s $7000 pay per word.
Tom Cruise On Why Mission Impossible 7 Is The Perfect Entry Point For The Newcomers
To watch Tom Cruise execute breathtaking stunts is no less than a treat for his fans. The actor performed one of the most dangerous stunts of all time for the Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One. During an interview with the reputed media outlet Collider in June 2023, the actor spoke about Mission Impossible 7, his urge to challenge himself, and how the newcomers can witness the best action sequences in his movie. He said-
“They could start with this film to see and understand that this is all real, all the action is real, it’s practical. This movie is an epic adventure. It’s so lush, filled with practical action and amazing locations.”
He further explained-
“[It has] submarines, it has the desert, it has Rome, beautiful locations in Abu Dhabi, Norway, a train that we built, action on the train, and a very engrossing story with a really beautiful cast, an amazing, very charismatic cast. I think when you look at this movie, it really defines what I think about cinema and why because you look at this kind of cast, you look at a brilliant ensemble cast, and the kind of story is very engrossing.”
With the release of Greta Gerwig’s Barbie and Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer, the box office numbers of Mission Impossible 7 was adversely affected.
With an IMDb rating of 7.7 out of 10, Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One can be streamed on Prime Video.