Mission: Impossible 7 and 8 is an upcoming action spy film written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and starring Tom Cruise, who reprises his role as Ethan Hunt. As if Tom Cruise hasn’t risked his life enough making the last six installments, expect double the death-defying stunts as two more Mission: Impossible films have been announced.
Expect more face masks, double-crossing and, of course, that iconic theme tune as the reboot of the ’60s TV show continues and, of course, there will be more powerful Action moments are coming.
Find all the details of Tom Cruise’s next two impossible missions below.
WHEN ARE MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7 AND 8 RELEASED IN CINEMAS?
Filming was due to begin on February 20, 2020, in Venice. Filming was to last for 3 weeks before moving to Rome in mid-March for 40 days, however, due to the coronavirus outbreak becoming more prominent in Italy, production in the country was suspended.
It was announced by Cruise on January 14, 2019, that the seventh and eighth Mission: Impossible films will be shot back-to-back with McQuarrie writing and directing both films for July 23, 2021, and August 5, 2022 release.
WHO IS IN THE CAST OF MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 7
- Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, an IMF agent, and leader of a team of operatives.
- Simon Pegg as Benji Dunn, an IMF technical field agent and a member of Hunt’s team.
- Rebecca Ferguson as Ilsa Faust, a former MI6 agent who allied with Hunt’s team during Rogue Nation and Fallout.
- Vanessa Kirby as Alanna Mitsopolis, a black market arms dealer also known as the White Widow.
- Henry Czerny as Eugene Kittridge, the former director of IMF last seen in the first Mission: Impossible.
Additionally, Hayley Atwell, Shea Whigham has been cast in undisclosed roles. McQuarrie has also now revealed that Guardians of the Galaxy’s Pom Klementieff will join the franchise as a new femme fatale, while X-Men’s Nicholas Hoult has joined the team in an unknown role rumored to be a villain.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 7 AND 8?
We’re currently a long way off release and details about the plot are scarce. But one thing we can expect for sure is extreme stunts from Tom Cruise, who is presumably looking to top his HALO jump and helicopter maneuvers from the last Fallout.
IS THERE A TRAILER?
The film is still in pre-production, so hold on Guys – expect a trailer closer to release in 2021.
Mission: Impossible 7 will be released in the UK on 23rd July 2021