The Mission Impossible franchise began almost 24 years ago. It centres around Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise), who is an agent of Impossible Missions Force (IMF). This American action film is based upon and is a follow-on from the 1966 Mission Impossible series from the creator Bruce Geller. The Mission Impossible movies are official property of Paramount Pictures. The franchise has released six films over the span of 24 years. There are two more films in the production line that are to release in upcoming years. Mission Impossible franchise has remained one of the most beloved spy action movie franchise. Tom Cruise not only stars as the main protagonist of the movie but also acts as the producer for the film.
Here is everything to know about the forthcoming sequel of Mission Impossible including the cast, plot, release date and the future of the franchise.
What is the release date?
The latest part, i.e. the sixth part of the franchise came out on July 27, 2018. The upcoming movie titled Mission Impossible 7 for now, will release on November 19, 2021. The film was to release on July 23, 2021, initially but got postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The seventh part of the movie will release sometime in November now.
A direct sequel to this movie is an untitled Mission Impossible eight film which was scheduled to release on November 4, 2022 most probably will also get delayed. Christopher McQuarrie has and will direct all latest three movies of the franchise.
Who all will reprise their roles and who are the new faces?
The confirmed cast for the movie is:
Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, Ving Rhames as Luther Stickell, Simon Pegg as Benji Dunn, Rebecca Ferguson as Ilsa Faust, Vanessa Kirby as White Widow, Henry Czerny as Eugene Kittridge and Ving Rhames as Luther Stickell.
Other than that, Hayley Atwell, best known as MCU’s Peggy Carter, Pom Klementieff, known for Guardian of the Galaxy and Shea Whigham will also star in the film, in unknown roles. Atwell character is described as a “destructive force of nature.”
While Atwell says, her character is ambiguous. Solomon Lane (Sean Harris), from the last film, might return too as a secondary villain as he survived in that film. Nicholas Hoult will also join the team in an unknown role. Fans have also speculated that Jeremy Renner might even come back again.
Jeremy was the part of Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, which came out back in 2011.
What is the plot of the movie, and what is the storyline ahead?
Right now, the cast and the crew is shooting for the upcoming movies back to back. The shooting came to a halt due to coronavirus pandemic, but now the shooting has resumed. The filmmakers are tight-lipped about the plot of the movie, and since the film is still in production, it is hard to know about the story right now. Although, from the leaked footages and videos of Tom Cruise performing hardcore stunts, does confirm that the upcoming movie will have great action sequences. Fans have kept their eyes peeled for the forthcoming Comic-Con for more updates and probably a trailer as well.
Meanwhile, stay connected to remain updated with every news of the entertainment industry. Hopefully, the movie would come out sooner than expected. Its likely that the Coronavirus curse will lift off from us soon. Or that is what everyone likes to believe.