WATCH: Tom Cruise takes James Corden skydiving, what happens next is priceless

Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez

Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez

Actor Tom Cruise has been making the late-night talk show rounds recently to promote the opening of his latest installment of the "Mission Impossible" franchise.

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Thursday night on "The Late Late Show with James Cordon," Cruise talked novice Cordon into sky-diving for the first time.

“I don’t think any other late-night host has ever gone skydiving before. I don’t think it’s ever happened,” Cordon said during his hilarious training session before the jump.

The two met up in Perris Valley, California, where they took off in a plane, despite Cordon’s obvious nervousness about the jump.

Once they reached 15,000, feet Cruise jumped solo and Cordon, who might have had second thoughts, was attached to a professional, who jumped despite Cordon's hysterical pleas and swearing.

"The worst problem is, in all of this, if we both die, I will get zero press," Cordon said right before the jump. "I will be a footnote."

Obviously, both survived the jump, which ended just fine, if you don't count the way Cordon actually landed.

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