Cruise and Clint... rising star is picked by the best

Alix in costume relaxes off set with fellow Mission Impossible co-actors Henry Cavill and Simon Pegg

Alix Bénézech stars in two of this year’s big-budget film releases – Mission: Impossible – Fallout (ie. Mission Impossible 6 with Tom Cruise) and Clint Eastwood’s The 15:17 to Paris – and has revelled in working with stars at the top of the trade.

A young actress (she is 26) tipped as one of France’s rising cinema stars, she said: “They were my first experiences working on big budget movies shot by big directors, so it was new but also very professional.”

Mission Impossible is out this month in France. She filmed it last year with Cruise in Paris. “I had such fun. I play a Parisian policewoman, and it’s possibly the only time a French actress has played a goodie in the saga.

“Filming with Tom Cruise was fantastic. He’s really nice, generous and down-to-earth, very funny.

“I love working in a professional atmosphere with relaxing moments when you make jokes and stuff.

“Tom is humble and connected to everyone. He really does do all the stunts. I was impressed. It’s dangerous, he almost dies [He broke his ankle ...

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