Tom Cruise messes with James Corden while skydiving

On Thursday’s Late Late Show With James Corden, the host jumped out of an airplane with actor Tom Cruise.

The story goes that James accepted this mission during Tuesday’s show, after scoffing at Tom for doing his own stunts.

James Corden jumped out of a plane with Tom Cruise on The Late Late Show. Source: CBS

One stunt in particular that James pretended not to be impressed with, a skydiving manoeuver called a HALO jump, has been getting a lot of attention for Tom during promotion for Mission: Impossible — Fallout.

And though they didn’t attempt that, James did get a very real, and very cool, experience.

James tandem-jumped with a longtime professional, while Tom jumped solo alongside them.

The dive, accompanied with orchestral music, is pretty spectacular to watch.

It even features a little humour, with Tom grabbing James’ arm midair to mess with him. Source: CBS

It even features a little humour, with Tom grabbing James’ arm midair to mess with him.

James’ landing was a little rough — it included the splits and a face-plant — but his celebration with Tom was proof enough that James was feeling nothing but good things when he was back on solid ground.

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