IS TOM CRUISE CASTING HIS COSTARS ACCORDING TO THEIR HEIGHT?
Back in the day, Sylvester Stallone kept a close eye on the size of the men who appeared in movies with him. We remember once he was shooting in a soundstage some kind of fight scene with lots of extras involved when he suddenly cut the action. He looked around and and decided the other guys in the scene were too tall. Assistants had to run around the studio and quickly find short men to put on the costumes and appear in the scene. A diminutive painter was actually pulled off a ladder, costumed, and added to the action. We don’t think it’s a coincidence that Tom Cruise chose equally height challenged Jeremy Renner as his costar and his character Ethan’s “right hand man” in Mission: Impossible IV.