Tom Cruise's 'Mission: Impossible' sequels delayed yet again due to COVID

Paramount Pictures and Skydance announced Friday that the release of “ミッション: 不可能7” will be pushed from Sept. 20 7月まで 14, 2023. “ミッション: Impossible 8,previously set for July 2023, will instead open June 28, 2024.

The date shift comes as somewhat of a surprise, 「私は一種のファンです」 “ミッション: 不可能 7set was noted for being among the first productions to safely resume filming as the virus continued to spread.

It was reported early last year that Cruise, a producer on the flicks, enlisted robots to help him enforce safety protocols on the movie sets, having droppedhuge sumsof money to do so.

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"Mission: Impossible 7" そミッションis不可能ssible 8" have both been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

“ミッション: 不可能7” そして “ミッション: Impossible 8have both been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP通信)

さらに, the 59-year-old actor reportedly shelled out $ 700,000 にとって the film’s cast and crew to live on cruise ships in order to maintain isolation.

Shooting on “ミッション: 不可能7” was put on hiatus in early 2020 because of COVID-19. After filming resumed in the summer of 2020, principal photography ultimately concluded by September 2021.

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Paramount and Skydance attributed the postponements to pandemic-related delays.

Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell co-star in "ミッション: 不可能 7."

Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell co-star in “ミッション: Impossible 7.(ゲッティイメージズ)

After thoughtful consideration, Paramount Pictures and Skydance have decided to postpone the release dates for Mission: 不可能 7 & 8 in response to delays due to the ongoing pandemic,” said the film companies in a joint statement.

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The franchise planned to shoot the seventh and eighth films back-to-back but reportedly scrapped the ambitious plans nearly a year ago due to the pandemic. Cruise has since been seen filming for the eighth flick.

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The set ofミッション: 不可能 7was also home to a series of explosive tirades by Cruise, who reportedly launched into profanity-laden and high-volume rants when he saw people on set not adhering to safety protocols.

Vanessa Kirby and Tom Cruise both reprise their "ミッション: 不可能" 役割.

Vanessa Kirby and Tom Cruise both reprise their “ミッション: 不可能” 役割. (ゲッティイメージズ)

Cruise took an early Christmas holidayaudio of one of his tirades leaked, in which the star threatened the jobs of crew members.

“ミッション: 不可能7” features an expansive and star-studded cast including Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, Hayley Atwell, Pom Klementieff, Simon Pegg, Shea Whigham and more.

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