Katie Holmes followed Thandie Newton on Instagram just a few days after the latter revealed she was "so scared" of the ex-Tom cruise.
In a new interview with Vulture, 47-year-old Thandie revealed details of what it was like to work with the 58-year-old in the 2000 action movie Mission Impossible II, in which she admitted that he was "dominant" and left them in need.
After the interview, Katie, 41, who was married to Tom from 2006 to 2012, added the British to the 707 accounts she follows, while she herself has 2 million followers on the photosharing site.
Instagram official: Katie Holmes followed Thandie Newton on Instagram just a few days after the latter revealed that she was "so scared" of ex-Tom Cruise
Katie and Tom share 14-year-old daughter Suri, who welcomed them in April 2006. They got engaged in 2005 after being together for less than two months.
They tied the knot on November 18 this year during a lavish ceremony in Italy organized by the Church of Scientology – which Tom famously worships.
Over the years, reports of Tom's role in his marriage to Katie have been "controlling" and Katie feared that the Church of Scientology would "retaliate" when she applied for the divorce, which is said to have been violent.
In her interview with Vulture, Thandie discussed how she felt "scared and insecure" on the set of Mission Impossible II due to Tom's "dominant" behavior.
Getting wind: Holmes & # 39; followers come after Thandie in an interview with Vulture revealed that she is "so terrified" of Holmes & # 39; Ex Tom had had Cruise when she worked with him on the set of Mission Impossible II; Katie (LEFT) in 2019, Thandie (RIGHT) in March
"I was so scared of Tom. He was a very dominant person. He tries very hard to be a nice person. But the pressure. It absorbs a lot, ”said the WestWorld star.
Thandie played the role of Nyah Nordoff-Hall, Tom's character Ethan Hunt's love interest in the blockbuster film.
Newton remembered a time when the two were filming in Spain when Tom was "frustrated" with her for her performance in a particular scene.
"So this scene happened and Tom wasn't happy with what I was doing because I had the best lines and he's so frustrated."
Drama: Katie was married to Tom from 2006 to 2012 when she applied for a divorce from the Hollywood veteran after less than six years of marriage. (Katie and Tom pictured in February 2012)
Tom tried to take matters into his own hands by playing Thandie's lines himself while the co-stars did an acting exercise.
But Thandie admitted that the method made her suffer. She said: "It only drove me further into a place of terror and insecurity. It was a real shame. And bless him.
"And I really mean, bless him for trying his damnedest … He wasn't terrible. It was just – he was really stressed out, 'she said sadly.
Opening: In her interview with Vulture, which was released on Tuesday, Thandie told how she felt "scared and insecure" on the set of Mission Impossible II due to Tom's "dominant" behavior. Thandie and Tom pictured in Mission Impossible II in 2000
Thandie announced that she would then call the late director Jonathan Demme, with whom she had worked on Beloved and The Truth About Charlie, for advice. Then he scolded her for not supporting herself and let her see that Tom wanted an apha b *** h & # 39 ;.
She also revealed that Tom's then-wife Nicole Kidman was responsible for helping her take on the coveted role.
Mission Impossible II premiered in American cinemas on May 24, 2000 and raised over $ 546 million at the global box office.
Tom's behavior on the set was often discussed. Drew Goddard, director of Cabin In The Woods, described the meeting in 2009 as follows: "It was definitely one of those surreal experiences …
Love Interest: Thandie played the role of Nyah Nordoff-Hall, Tom's character Ethan Hunt's love interest in the blockbuster film; Thandie pictured in Mission Impossible II in 2000
& # 39; It was wonderful. I mean, Tom – at least in my experience with him – I've never met a more enthusiastic, creative, and supportive person. He has that energy and feeling that energy that is directed at you is like a drug. It is wonderful.
"He was so excited about the script and so polite and really only referred to scenes in the film that he thought we should do more. And he was absolutely right. & # 39;
Her comments on her co-star come after Thandie reveals that she is She finally enjoyed the career boost she'd expected in her twenties.
Druck: “I was so scared of Tom. He was a very dominant person. He tries very hard to be a nice person. But the pressure. He takes a lot, «said the WestWorld star. Tom and Thandie pictured in 2000
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