October 1, 2022

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Tom Cruise movie producers sign Axiom offer for house manufacturing studio

The Axiom place station, with the circular SEE-1 module hooked up, is seen in an artist’s rendition.

Axiom Area

The producers of Tom Cruise’s future space motion picture on Thursday announced ideas to connect a studio to the International Room Station in improvement by Houston-based mostly firm Axiom.

U.K.-based mostly studio Area Entertainment Organization, co-established by producers Elena and Dmitry Lesnevsky, contracted Axiom to make the module. Termed SEE-1, the module would be “the world’s first content and entertainment studios and multipurpose arena in house.”

SEE-1 is scheduled to start in December 2024. It will attach to Axiom’s initial module that the firm options to link to its area station in September 2024.

“Adding a dedicated enjoyment location to Axiom Station’s professional abilities in the sort of SEE-1 will develop the station’s utility as a platform for a world user foundation and spotlight the assortment of possibilities the new house overall economy gives,” Axiom president and CEO Michael Suffredini stated in a assertion.

A Area Leisure Company (SEE) spokesperson stated in an e mail to CNBC that the corporation is “in creation on the forthcoming Tom Cruise motion picture, which will be filmed in area.” Cruise has but to remark publicly on the room movie, but NASA announced in 2020 that the company is doing the job with the actor on the movie.

Money details of the studio’s deal with Axiom were not disclosed, and small is recognized about Cruise’s unnamed project — like how a lot it will price.

“The corporation is at the moment in conversations with buyers and industrial partners on the challenge with a further fundraising spherical planned shortly,” Room Enjoyment Business claimed in a press launch.

Tom Cruise in “Leading Gun: Maverick”

Source: Paramount

The SEE-1 module is an inflatable module, according to Axiom, which will have a diameter of approximately 20 toes. Using inflatable modules is an increasingly well-liked tactic of private corporations building space stations to make significant living areas, owing to the edge of launching in a more compact type component and then increasing to a increased quantity the moment in space.

Defunct place firm Bigelow Aerospace connected its inflatable BEAM module to the Intercontinental Place Station in 2016, which NASA continues to use for cargo storage on the exploration laboratory.

Axiom formerly gained a $140 million NASA contract to attach its initially habitable module to the ISS. The corporation then ideas to detach its modules in advance of the ISS retires, to make the cost-free-traveling Axiom Station.

A artist’s illustration of the company’s space station in orbit.

Axiom Space