The world-famous American actor, film director and producer Tom Cruise has arrived in Kyiv at the invitation of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The head of state met with him at the Presidential Office on the evening of September 30, his press service reported.
“During the meeting, Tom Cruise informed Volodymyr Zelensky that he was interested in Ukrainian locations for shooting one of his new film projects. This was another reason to visit our country. The president of Ukraine, in turn, told his guest about his work experience in the cinema,” Presidential Office said as reported by Ukrinform.
Zelensky also said that the Ukrainian parliament had recently passed a law on compensation to foreign filmmakers in Ukraine. This document will promote the active development of the film industry and give impetus to international co-production.
The head of state said that the law would make Ukraine an investment attractive country for powerful filmmakers.