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For some actors, it takes them a while before they’re able to appear in a major motion picture, but others are fortunate enough to accomplish such a feat early on. For Greg “Tarzan” Davis, although The Call of the Wild, which marked his first feature film appearance, was released in 2020, beforehand, he shot Top Gun: Maverick, which finally came out back in May. Davis played Lt. Javy “Coyote” Machado opposite Tom Cruise’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, and we’ll see these two sharing screen time again next year in the officially-titled Mission: Impossible — Dead Reckoning Part One. With Maverick still killing it at the box office and the seventh Mission: Impossible movie on the horizon, Davis took the time to reflect on getting to work with the Ethan Hunt actor again.
While speaking with Greg Davis about his experience working on Top Gun: Maverick, THR asked the actor if there was a moment where he bonded with either Tom Cruise or co-writer Christopher McQuarrie, the creative mind behind the next two Mission: Impossible movies, on the 2022 movie release that led to them seeking him out for a role in Dead Reckoning Part One. Davis answered: