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Mission: Impossible 7 & 8 Won't Film Back-To-Back Due To Pandemic Delays

Fionnuala .Jones
Fionnuala .Jones

03:45 16 Feb 2021


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Fans will have to wait

Tom Cruise' Mission: Impossible 7 has wrapped filming, after several delays due to the gloabl pandemic.

Director Christopher McQuarrie posted on Instagram that production had wrapped in Abu Dhabi and he was heading "back to London for a few finishing touches."

However, Cruise's plan to go straight into filming an eighth Mission: Impossible movie are reportedly on hold.

Deadline.com reports that Cruise will be needed on promotional duties for the Top Gun sequel coming this summer.

Tom Cruise

Filming on Mission: Impossible 7 was supposed to start in Italy in February 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic delayed it until July 2020.

Production later ground to a halt temporarily after 12 crew members tested positive for the coronavirus.

The update comes following a viral clip of Cruise seemingly shouting at crew members for not adhering to social distancing protocols on set.

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M:I7 sees Cruise star alongside Vanessa Kirby, Rebecca Ferguson and Hayley Atwell, with little known about the plot.

Mission: Impossible 7 is slated for release on November 19. Mission: Impossible 8 remains dated for Nov 4, 2022, thought this now seems likely to change.

 


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