Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission: Impossible’ Sequels Adds ‘Joker’ Star Shea Whigham

Christopher McQuarrie has announced that Joker star Shea Whigham has joined Tom Cruise and the rest of the cast of the upcoming sequels, Mission: Impossible 7 and Mission: Impossible 8. 

On his official social media, Christopher McQuarrie revealed that Joker star Shea Whigham was the latest actor to join the ever-growing cast of the upcoming Mission: Impossible 7 and Mission: Impossible 8, which are both set to shoot back-to-back after the success of Christopher McQuarrie’s previous two entries.

You can see the official confirmation of Joker star Shea Whigham joining Tom Cruise and the rest of the cast for the new Mission: Impossible sequels down below:

Shea Whigham is an acclaimed character actor whose credits include film roles in Joker, Fast & Furious, Fast & Furious 6, Kong: Skull Island, Star Trek Beyond and The Wolf of Wall Street among others. Shea Whigham is also known for his roles in television shows such as Boardwalk Empire, True Detective and Fargo. 

Along with the confirmed return of Tom Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson, the Mission: Impossible sequels will also feature newcomers Hayley Atwell and Pom Klementieff.

Do you think Joker star Shea Whigham will make a good addition to the cast of Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible sequels? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news on Tom Cruise, Shea Whigham and the future of the Mission: Impossible franchise.

Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible 7 will hit theaters on July 23, 2021 while Mission: Impossible 8 will hit theaters on August 5, 2022.

Source: Christopher McQuarrie

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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