When you contemplate the entire demise-defying stunts Tom Cruise has been tasked with for the Mission: Impossible franchise, it is ironic that the one which lastly acquired him was the seemingly innocuous activity of leaping from one constructing to the subsequent. (Which is why he was “pissed” that he broke his ankle, which ended up halting manufacturing for 9 weeks.)
That’s very true after watching the most recent trailer for Mission: Impossible – Fallout, which teases Cruise, as IMF agent Ethan Hunt, brawling alongside a cliffside, careering by means of a ravine in a helicopter and freefalling 25,000 toes from a aircraft, also referred to as a High Altitude-Low Opening stunt, or HALO.
“The HALO took us well over a year to figure out how to do it,” Cruise advised ET’s Carly Steel backstage at CinemaCon, revealing the stunt was the final sequence shot for Fallout. “We built a wind tunnel that we practiced on. It was both exhilarating, terrifying and challenging.”
Check out a preview of the stunt on the finish of this newest trailer:
“We were pushing the envelope, I know it,” Cruise admitted. And although that individual stunt could have been essentially the most “extreme” for Cruise, in the most recent M:I installment, Ethan Hunt could have his fingers full, additionally going through a “demanding” CIA director performed by Angela Bassett and mustached murderer August Walker (Henry Cavill).
“It’s definitely adrenaline-fueled,” Cavill advised ET of his personal stunt work. “There were a number of times I was sitting there thinking, ‘OK, this is how I die.'”
Director Christopher McQuarrie (Rogue Nation) returns for Fallout, together with Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames and Michelle Monaghan. “We’re constantly pushing ourselves, saying, ‘What can we do? What’s the next thing?'” Cruise promised. “We definitely pulled out all the stops on this one. So, it’s exciting. I can’t wait for audiences to see it.”
Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Cruise’s sixth movie in the sequence, won’t open in theaters till July 27, however he’s already prepared to just accept one other mission.
“Sure,” Cruise mentioned, breaking right into a smile. “I’ll do another one. Oh, yeah.”