Tom Cruise wants David Beckham to join movies

Updated: Jul 24, 2010, 09:25 AM IST

London: Tom Cruise`s relationship seems to be getting stronger with footballer David Beckham and now the actor wants the soccer star to enter the world of cinema.

"I`ve been encouraging him to become an actor. He`s got the looks, he`s got everything. He`d be terrific," quoted him as saying.

The "Top Gun" star has been close friends with Beckham and his wife Victoria since they met in 2003.