Heading into Super Bowl LII, Hollywood's mission — if it chose to accept it — was to excite moviegoers about 2018's biggest blockbusters.
The actor unveils a hair-raising image of himself hanging off the side of a pilot-less helicopter in the franchise's sixth installment, which reportedly left him seriously injured.
"I know that all the big stars hate me to say this, but I don't want to risk 80 peoples' jobs just to say I got big huevos on The Tonight Show," Trejo told Yahoo Movies.
While Cruise is going through a rough patch at the moment, having injured himself doing stunt work on the set of Mission: Impossible 6, his capacity to perform so many physically demanding stunts in the first place is mind-boggling. As his Mummy co-star Sofia Boutella, who is 20 years Cruise’s junior, says in the clip, “He was going again and again relentlessly, and I was like, ‘How do you do this?
With Tom Cruise temporarily sidelined due to stunt injury, sources say film will take longer to complete but still on track for scheduled July 2018 release.
'M: I 6' will likely halt production in London for from six weeks to three months to give Tom Cruise time to recover from an on-set injury
The 55-year-old actor seen limping and apparently in pain after failing to land a jump between buildings while filming in London.
'Mission: Impossible 6' director Christopher McQuarrie's Instagram photo from set seems to confirm the return of Alec Baldwin's CIA Director Alan Hunley
Tom Cruise has already firmly established himself as cinema’s greatest practical effect, thanks to the many death-defying stunts he’s performed — at great personal danger — throughout the course of the Mission: Impossible franchise. What is he going to do for next year’s Mission: Impossible 6? While being interviewed by Collider at the SXSW premiere of Life, M:I producer and Skydance Media CEO David Ellison gave an update on the next installment in Cruise’s long-running spy series that has him playing superagent Ethan Hunt.
With the past two films in the Mission: Impossible franchise — 2011’s Ghost Protocol and 2015’s Rogue Nation — Tom Cruise has upped the insane-stunt ante. Rogue Nation’s opening sequence memorably featured the star hanging off an airborne plane, a stunt that, by his own admission, was his most dangerous to date. Writer-director Christopher McQuarrie recently spoke to Empire‘s podcast about trying to top that Rogue Nation opener.