One of Hollywood’s biggest stars was absent from Hollywood’s Biggest Night
However saving Hollywood’s ass with Top Gun: Maverick, Tom Cruise will not attend tonight Academy Awards. However, according to The deadlineCruise chose to stay in the UK and continue filming Mission Impossible 8.
Cruise did not receive a Best Actor nomination Top Gun: Maverickbut the movie is one of the finalists for Best Original Picture. While it is not considered the favorite to win, if Top Gun: Maverick took a surprise upset, co-producer Jerry Bruckheimer will accept the award for Cruise.
As Cruise disappears from the festivities, a different member of the Top Gun: Maverick FAMILIES is the expected to make a surprise appearance. Lady Gaga will take the stage to perform “Hold My Hand,” his Oscar-nominated contribution Top Gun: Maverick, during tonight’s ceremony. It was previously announced that Gaga would not be performing due to scheduling conflicts Joker: Madness for Two. However, different reports that after a last-minute back-and-forth with Oscar producers, he will perform after all.
The other four finalists nominated for Best Original Song – including Rihanna and David Byrne – are also confirmed to perform during tonight’s Oscars.