Mission Impossible Franchise
Mission: Impossible is a 1996 American action spy film. It is directed by Brian De Palma and produced by and starring Tom Cruise. It is a continuation of the original television series and its revived sequel series. It is the first installment in the Mission: Impossible film series. Mission: Impossible grossed $75 million in its first six days. It took $56 million over the four-day Memorial Day weekend. Cruise deferred his usual $20 million fees for the final box office gross. The film went on to make $180.9 million in North America and $276.7 million in the rest of the world for a worldwide total of $457.6 million.
Mission: Impossible 7
Mission: Impossible 7 is an upcoming American action spy film. It is written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. It is the seventh installment of the Mission: Impossible film series. And the third in the series directed by McQuarrie. The filming was scheduled to begin on February 20, 2020, in Venice. Lasting for three weeks before moving to Rome in mid-March for 40 days. But soon COVID-19 pandemic hit Italy. And all production in the country was stopped. On July 6, 2020, the crew arrived in the UK, they were given permission to begin filming without going through the mandatory 14-day quarantine. The set is located at Warner Bros Studios, Leavesden in Hertfordshire. Filming began on September 6, 2020.
Tom Cruise: Ethan Hunt
Hayley Atwell: Grace
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Vanessa Kirby: Alanna Metropolis
Fredrick Schmidt: Zola Mitsopolis
Henry Czerny: Eugene Kittridge
Esai Morales: Villian
Ving Rhames: Luther Stickell
Simon Pegg: Benji Dunn
Rebecca Ferguson: Ilsa Faust
Mission: Impossible 7 was said to be released on May 27, 2022. Earlier it was set for release on July 23, 2021, but was delayed to November 19 and then to May 27, 2022, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tom Cruise on Mission: Impossible 7
While speaking to Empire, Tom Cruise has opened up about the experience of shooting the seventh season, the most iconic action-spy-thriller series during Covid-19. These movies are big-scale with intense practical effects and deadly stunts, they are set in multiple countries.
Cruise told Empire, “I’ve produced 30 to 40 movies. I am responsible for thousands, if not tens of thousands, of jobs. All my friends in the industry, people that are in distribution, and my crew were like, ‘What are we going to do? I could lose my house!’ So I told the studio and I told the industry, ‘We’re going back. We’re going to get everyone back to work. We’re going to start shooting in the summer. And we’re going to figure out how to do it safely.’”
Cruise added, “It was seven days a week, it was around the clock, just dealing with a lot of high emotions with people, and helping them through it,” Cruise says. There was social distancing, there were masks, there were bubbles of crew members – one make-up artist for every two actors, plus heads of departments staying in hotel rooms on their own, driving to set, shooting the scene, and then returning to the hotel until needed – and pods of five people, ready to quarantine if anyone within one contracted the virus.”