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

Late-night talk show host James Corden (L) and Pioneer of the Year award recipient Tom Cruise onstage during the 2018 Will Rogers Pioneer of the Year Dinner Honoring Tom Cruise at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 25, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Late-night talk show host James Corden (L) and Pioneer of the Year award recipient Tom Cruise onstage during the 2018 Will Rogers Pioneer of the Year Dinner Honoring Tom Cruise at Caesars Palace during CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners, on April 25, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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.

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"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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