Jennifer Connelly hid fear of flying from Top Gun: Maverick co-star Tom Cruise

Jennifer Connelly pretended to be fine with flying when Tom Cruise offered to take her for a spin in a vintage plane during the filming of Top Gun: Maverick. During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Monday night, the actress confessed she has a fear of flying, despite starring as Cruise's love interest Penny Benjamin in the action drama about pilots - the sequel to 1986's Top Gun. "I'm not a big fan of flying and I actually went through a stage when I was incredibly bad at flying.

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