Ethan Hunt’s next mission will have to wait nearly a year as Paramount Pictures has bumped the release of Tom Cruise‘s eighth Mission Impossible movie from June 28, 2024 to May 23, 2025.
The movie was forced to halt production due to the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike and won’t be completed in time to open next summer, according to Variety.
Mission Impossible 8 will also have a new title. Paramount and Skydance have removed Dead Reckoning Part 2 from the title, though it will still be a direct sequel to 2023’s Dead Reckoning Part One.
In a related move, A Quiet Place: Day One, a prequel to the 2018 blockbuster, will hit theaters on June 28, 2024, three months later than its initial March 8, 2024 release date.
Returning for Mission Impossible 8, along with with Cruise, are Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Vanessa Kirby and Frederick Schmidt. Henry Czerny, who appeared in the first Mission: Impossible movie back in 1996 as IMF Director Eugene Kittridge, also returns, along with newcomers Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Rob Delaney, Charles Parnell, Indira Varma, Mark Gatiss, Cary Elwes, Shea Whigham and Holt McCallany.
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