Mission: Impossible 7

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Mission: Impossible 7
Directed byChristopher McQuarrie
Produced by
Screenplay byChristopher McQuarrie
Based onMission: Impossible
by Bruce Geller
CinematographyFraser Taggart
Edited byEddie Hamilton
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • July 23, 2021 (2021-07-23) (United States)
CountryUnited States

Mission: Impossible 7 is an upcoming American action spy film written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, and starring Tom Cruise, who reprises his role as Ethan Hunt. It is the seventh installment of the Mission Impossible film series and the third film to be directed by McQuarrie following Rogue Nation and Fallout. The cast includes Cruise, Henry Czerny, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, and Vanessa Kirby, all of whom reprise their roles from the previous films, along with Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Shea Whigham, and Nicholas Hoult, who will join the franchise.

Mission: Impossible 7 is scheduled to be released on July 23, 2021 by Paramount Pictures. Another untitled sequel, also directed by McQuarrie, will be released on August 5, 2022.


Additionally Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Shea Whigham and Nicholas Hoult have been cast in undisclosed roles.


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.[1][2] In February 2019, Ferguson confirmed her return for the seventh installment.[3][4] In September 2019, McQuarrie announced on his Instagram account that Hayley Atwell has joined the cast for the seventh film.[5] In September 2019, Pom Klementieff joined the cast for both the seventh and eighth film.[6] In December 2019, Simon Pegg confirmed his return for the film, with Shea Whigham cast for both films.[7][8] Nicholas Hoult would be added in January 2020, along with the addition of Henry Czerny, reprising his role as Eugene Kittridge for the first time since the 1996 film.[9][10] Vanessa Kirby also announced she was returning for both films.[11]

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,[12][13] however due to the coronavirus pandemic becoming more prominent in Italy, production in the country was suspended.[14] Filming was relocated to Surrey, England, where they picked up on filming.[15]


Before being interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, the film was scheduled to be released on July 23, 2021.[16]


  1. ^ Orange, B. Alan (January 14, 2019). "Next 2 Mission: Impossible Sequels Will Shoot Back-To-Back with Fallout Director". MovieWeb. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  2. ^ Williams, Trey (January 14, 2019). "'Fallout' Director Christopher McQuarrie to Write, Direct Next 2 'Mission: Impossible' Films". TheWrap. Retrieved January 14, 2019.
  3. ^ Starkey, Adam (February 6, 2019). "Rebecca Ferguson confirms she'll be back for Mission: Impossible 7". Metro. Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  4. ^ Anderton, Ethan (February 8, 2019). "'Mission: Impossible 7' Will See the Return of Rebecca Ferguson's Ilsa Faust". Slash Film. Retrieved September 9, 2019.
  5. ^ Couch, Aaron; Kit, Borys (September 6, 2019). "Hayley Atwell Joins Tom Cruise in Next 'Mission: Impossible' Movie". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved September 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Couch, Aaron (November 19, 2019). "Next 'Mission: Impossible' Movies Cast 'Guardians' Star Pom Klementieff". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 19, 2019.
  7. ^ It Sure Sounds Like Simon Pegg Announced He’s Back For ‘Mission: Impossible 7’
  8. ^ Couch, Aaron (December 20, 2019). "Next 'Mission: Impossible' Movies Cast Shea Whigham". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 20, 2019.
  9. ^ Kroll, Justin (January 9, 2020). "Nicholas Hoult Joins Tom Cruise in Next 'Mission: Impossible'". Variety. Retrieved January 9, 2020.
  10. ^ Classic 'Mission: Impossible' Character Returning for Sequels
  11. ^ Vanessa Kirby shares her powerful thoughts on self-doubt, quietening her self-critic and learning the art of self-forgiveness
  12. ^ Jones, Mike (January 19, 2020). "Mission Impossible 7 Filming in Rome, Simon Pegg Returning". Screen Rant.
  14. ^ ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Venice, Italy Shoot To Halt Due To Coronavirus
  15. ^ Production Resumes in Mission: Impossible 7 Set Photos
  16. ^ McNary, Dave (February 1, 2019). "Tom Cruise 'Mission: Impossible' Movies Dated for Summers of 2021, 2022". Variety. Penske Media Corporation. Retrieved February 1, 2019.

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