‘Mission: Impossible 6’ Receives Summer 2018 Release Date

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Paramount Pictures has officially announced that the next installment in the Mission: Impossible franchise will arrive in theaters on July 27, 2018.

The film will be written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, who helmed the previous entry, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. Tom Cruise will, of course, be back as Ethan Hunt and Rebecca Ferguson will reportedly reprise her Rogue Nation role as Ilsa Faust. Production on the sixth movie is set to begin next Spring.

Plot details are being kept under wraps, but McQuarrie has previously mentioned that he wants to take the sequel in a different direction than the previous movie, which grossed $682.3 million at the worldwide box office. Here’s what he told Slashfilm last year:

“My desire as a filmmaker is to always be a better filmmaker than I was on the previous film. I’m not a filmmaker interested in stasis. I really want to grow and push myself. I think if you look at the three films I’ve done — from The Way of the Gun to Jack Reacher to Mission: Impossible — I think it’s very clear there’s a distinct voice that runs through them, and they’re each sort of expanding, in terms of the storytelling and use of technology. I’m learning on each movie the mysteries of this technical craft or that technical craft. I had things I specifically learned from this movie I want to apply to the next. I gotta imagine it’ll look different. Let’s put it this way: if it looks the same, I’ll be disappointed.”

What do you guys think? Sound-off your thoughts in the comment section below.

Source: The Wrap

Michael Bezanidis

Michael Bezanidis

Michael is the Managing Editor of Heroic Hollywood. When he's not playing video games, he's usually writing about film and television.

  • unpaidpundit

    Will this installment have a plot, and maybe some characterization?

  • Axxell

    I guess DC will have to move Aquaman, again.

    • Bill

      Or mission impossible moves

      • Axxell

        Paramount could consider the fact that Mission Impossible is the more established franchise…

    • bingeit 45

      why not, move it week or 2 late, same week as SS or GOTG, we know it’s gold weekend

    • Napi

      You Allexxa, is the one you have to move (in other words, LEAVE hahahah)

      • Axxell

        Never gonna happen, b¡tch…I’m not DC, who needs to back away at the challenge of better films…

        • Napi

          Of course you are not DC, if you were DC you will get some quality on yourself and you would be more mature, but you are playing Minecraft while crying, and crying while playing Minecraft. LEAVE so you can keep crying, and your crying continues my amusement hahahahahah xDxD

    • Steve Steve

      I think DC’s schedule is even more fluid than most studios’ schedules. But, it is 2 years away, so anything could happen. There is a decent chance that neither film comes out on that weekend.