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EXCLUSIVE: As Mission: Impossible 7 is nearing completion after a notable shoot in the pandemic era, I can show that Paramount changed the plan to shoot the eighth edition of the franchise in a row.
Sources said this was simply due to the changing release calendar. Star Tom Cruise is now required by the studio for Top Gun: Maverick for promotional purposes before the film releases on July 2nd and will be out of action for a period of time. Once this film is released – hopefully in crowded cinemas in a post-Covid world – production of MI: 8 can begin, which means the void shouldn’t be too big.
. believes stories in the UK tabloids this weekend claiming Mission: Impossible 7 was disrupted by pandemic-related travel issues are wrong. As director Christopher McQuarrie posted on Instagram yesterday, the team has now completed a successful shoot in the Middle East and is traveling back to London to add a few “final touches” to the picture.
Mission: Impossible 7 is on the calendar for November 19, 2021 and seems to be on the right track – a remarkable feat given the challenges of any film production, let alone one of this magnitude. Mission: Impossible 8 remains dated November 4, 2022.
Paramount declined to comment.
Here’s McQuarrie’s Instagram post from yesterday: