'Mission: Impossible 7': Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell pictured filming in Rome

Tom Butler
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Watch: Tom Cruise shooting an action scene in Rome for Mission: Impossible 7

Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell have been seen filming the new Mission: Impossible movie on the streets of Rome.

Cruise reprises his role of Ethan Hunt in the blockbuster, while Captain America star Atwell is a new addition to the cast for the seventh film in the hit action series.

Cruise could be seen emerging from a crashed Italian police car as he filmed a scene under the watchful eye of director Christopher McQuarrie.

Tom Cruise is seen on set of Mission: Impossible 7 in Rome, Italy on October 9, 2020. (Photo by Max Botta/Sipa USA)
Tom Cruise is seen on set of Mission: Impossible 7 in Rome, Italy on October 9, 2020. (Photo by Max Botta/Sipa USA)

He could also be seen dressed in grey trousers and a grey waistcoat, holding a hand up as he kept hold of Atwell, who was dressed in a white shirt and black trousers.

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In between takes Cruise waved to the crowds that had assembled to watch the production.

Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell (Andrew Medichini/AP)
Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell (Andrew Medichini/AP)

At one point he used his hands to make a heart sign to fans.

The movie has already been filming in the UK and Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden spoke to Cruise about how the production would be able to continue over the summer.

 Actor Tom Cruise and film director Christopher McQuarrie wearing a face mask on the set of the film Mission Impossible 7 shot in Via Nazionale. Rome (Italy), October 9th 2020 Photo Samantha Zucchi /Insidefoto/Sipa USA)
Actor Tom Cruise and film director Christopher McQuarrie wearing a face mask on the set of the film Mission Impossible 7 shot. (Samantha Zucchi /Insidefoto/Sipa USA)

Warner Bros Studios Leavesden in Hertfordshire is among the locations for filming on both Mission: Impossible 7 and 8, which director Christopher McQuarrie plans to shoot back-to-back.

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After shooting in the UK, the production moved to Norway where Cruise has been filmed undertaking some hair-raising stunts including a daring motorbike cliff jump, and a train-top fight scene.

Mission: Impossible 7 will hit cinemas in November, 2021, with Mission: Impossible 8 following in 2022.

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