Maverick in training. Lewis Pullman not only praises the father, Bill Pullmanfor his generous influence, but also his Best shooter colleagues Tom Cruise as well as Miles Teller.
“Tom Cruise is the best leader a man can ask for” Voice in your head actor, 29, exclusively told Us weekly at the Creative Coalition #NextGen Young Hollywood event on September 11th. “You could sit and try to imagine what the best cinematic leader would look like, who would be best at sitting at the helm of such a vessel, and you wouldn’t be able to imagine exactly what kind of shoes he filled.”
Lewis added of the 60-year-old Cruz, “He was one of a kind… I was incredibly lucky not only to work with him, but to watch and learn from him.”
External range the actor plays Lieutenant Robert “Bob” Floyd in the acclaimed sequel to the 1986 original. Best shooter. Since its debut on May 27, the action movie has already surpassed the $1 billion mark at the box office. Cruise returned to reprise his role as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell and insisted that the film, initially shelved due to rising coronavirus cases, needed to be seen in theaters.
Lewis co-starred with fellow rookie pilots Teller, 35. Glen Powell, Monica Barbaro as well as Jay Ellis.
“Miles is amazing,” Lewis shared with Us. “He was a great leader and he was just as excited as the rest of us to be a part of something like this, you know?”
Beyond inspiration from Cruise and Teller, Press the PLAY button the performer named his father, 68-year-old Bill, as a leading force in his acting career.
“With every project I go to him. He and my mom [Tamara Hurwitz] … they have incredible insight. … They know their stuff so well,” Lewis explained. “I get personal advice that concerns me – it’s absolutely indispensable.”
The Los Angeles native noted that he “looks down and admires” Independence Day actor “regardless of my attitude”.
“I’m just lucky that I have him not only as an incredible father, but also as a great mentor,” Lewis added. Sinner alums who have worked in the entertainment industry for over 35 years.
As for any potential father and son projects in the works, Salem Lot the actor said he was “honestly nervous” about doing something “really fat” at this point in his career.
“I’m waiting for the moment when I feel that I have rested on my heels, and I am sure that I can keep up with him,” Lewis said. “At the moment. I’m…trying to catch up.
With a report by Diana Cooper
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