In a recent revelation, director Christopher McQuarrie hinted at a thrilling change in Tom Cruise’s upcoming role after Mission: Impossible 8.
For years, Cruise has been synonymous with his portrayal of Ethan Hunt in the Mission: Impossible franchise, captivating audiences worldwide. However, it seems that after Dead Reckoning Part Two, the actor is set to embrace a remarkably different character.
McQuarrie and Cruise had expressed their interest in creating an R-rated movie, featuring Cruise in a “very un-Tom character” role. In a candid interview with Empire, McQuarrie unveiled that this project, dubbed the “Gnarly Movie,” is currently under discussion as their next venture after Dead Reckoning Part Two.
With the Mission: Impossible 8 part 2Part 2 Part 2 trailer already delighting audiences worldwide, fans are buzzing with excitement over the glimpses of heart-stopping action and adrenaline-pumping stunts that Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt will undertake. The trailer has further fueled curiosity about the film’s plot and the enigmatic character Cruise is set to portray.
Fans eagerly anticipate Cruise’s artistic versatility, hailing back to memorable performances like Magnolia’s complex and intriguing Frank T.J. Mackey in 1999 and Collateral’s compelling villain Vincent in 2004. The mention of Les Grossman from Tropic Thunder also reminds us of Cruise’s comedic genius.
As anticipation builds, audiences are eager to witness McQuarrie and Cruise’s creative collaboration. However, they’ll have to wait until after Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part Two, slated for release on June 28, 2024, to experience Cruise in his new and exciting endeavor.