Los Angeles, July 28 – Hollywood star Tom Cruise has been branded an “selfish management freak” by ‘Eyes Huge Shut’ author Frederic Raphael.
The veteran author – who has been open in regards to the points he had working with the 1999 movie’s late director Stanley Kubrick – blasted the ‘Mission: Not possible’ actor and questioned the chemistry between him and his then-wife Nicole Kidman within the film, although they’ve by no means met, reviews ‘Feminine First UK’.
The 91-year-old scribe made the remarks in a letter he has written in his new ebook ‘Final Publish’, wherein he accused Tom, together with the filmmaker’s spouse Christiane Harlan and her brother Jan of being answerable for his unflattering Wikipedia entry and attempting to put in writing him out of the director’s “historical past”.
Based on MailOnline, he wrote: “There was an incessant marketing campaign, led by the Harlans, whom I by no means met throughout the two or three years of addressing myself completely to you, to disclaim that I had something a lot to do with the ultimate model of ‘Eyes Huge Shut’. The Harlans and Grasp Cruise have managed to insert some derogatory stuff in my Wikipedia entry.
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He additional talked about, quoted by ‘Feminine First UK’, “There have to be a way of excising the libel, however I lack the trendy ability or the dreary power to pursue the matter. Their sullen goal is to ascertain your grand-masterliness. I’ve by no means been known as a liar by anybody as I’ve been by the Harlan clan and by Tom Cruise, selfish management freak to whom I’ve by no means spoken. He did provide me a job although, quickly after you completed taking pictures; the higher to have me on a leash, little doubt. In his flip, he too appears to want the management he finds in Scientology”.
“‘Since Eyes Huge Shut’, he has spent numerous time operating for his residing, profitable mounted fights or hurtling into area. Nothing like a helmet for heading off dialogue”, he added.
Frederic then questioned Kubrick’s judgement and motive behind his casting for the movie.
He wrote: “It was by no means admiration for his versatility, was it? From all accounts, you gave him sluggish hell for Warner Brothers’ cash. You slave-drove him for what he value and he took it like a person. What do you suppose he ever informed the Scientology brass that locked him in hock to them? Was there one thing only a contact naïve in your concept that casting a married couple as a married couple would allow you to place ‘the reality’ on the display screen? One factor you will be fairly positive of: no matter any conjugal duo could disclose in public about their relationship, they hardly ever let any essential cat out of the bag”.