The SEAL Training That Got Chris Pratt Fit for ‘The Terminal List’

Jared Shaw was an instructor at the Naval Special Warfare Training Center in Coronado, CA, when he first met Chris Pratt. The actor was preparing to portray a Navy SEAL in Zero Dark Thirty. Given Shaw’s multiple combat deployments as a special operator before becoming an instructor, he made a perfect mentor. But neither of … Read more

Glen Powell on Flying F-18s for ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and Best Lessons From Tom Cruise

Glen Powell nearly didn’t end up in the cast of the box-office-smashing Top Gun: Maverick. Originally the charismatic actor had screen tested to play “Rooster” Bradshaw, the son of Anthony Edward’s “Goose” from the original movie. When that role went to Miles Teller, Powell thought he might be left high and dry from the long-awaited … Read more