According to recent (albeit unsubstantiated)
The Mission Impossible actor, who is a dedicated follower of Scientology, is reportedly fearful that deposed galactic ruler ‘Xenu’ is plotting an evil revenge attack on Earth.
Bunker down: Tom Cruise, on set of his latest movie with wife Katie and daughter Suri, is reportely fearful of an alien attack
According to American magazine Star, a source said: “Tom is planning to build a US$10 million bunker under his Telluride estate.”
“It’s a self-contained underground shelter with a high tech air purifying shelter.”
The facility is said to have enough room for ten people – including wife Katie Holmes, 17-month-old daughter Suri and his adopted children Isabella, 14, and Connor, 12.
Keeping the faith: Tom Cruise, in Spain in 2004, is a dedicated follower of Scientology
A spokesperson for the actor has denied the reports, saying: “This is completely untrue. He is not building on his property at all.”
The 45-year-old is currently filming World War II movie Rubicon (formerly known as Valkyrie) in Germany, where he is regularly joined on set by Katie and Suri.
Tom plays German hero Colonel Claus Graf Schenk von Stauffenberg in the wartime thriller surrounding a failed plot by high-ranking military officers to blow up Hitler and has come under attack for his decision to do so as well as his religious beliefs.
The controversial film depicts the ill-fated plan to blow up the dictator on July 20, 1944, which he survived, with the plotters subsequently paying with their lives.
The Colorado property where Tom Cruise is reported to be building a bunker:
Tom’s spokesperson has denied plans for the underground facility…
He’s probably just having flashbacks from his Speilberg POC film, after spending a few weeks with Tim Robbins in a fake shelter he couldn’t be all right in the head. That plus the crazy scientology stuff, losing his mind on Oprah and losing his job with Paramount I can believe he’d build a bomb shelter.