Sad news for Tom Cruise and MI fans.
The release of 'Mission Impossible' 7 and 8 has been postponed due to rising Covid 19 cases.
The seventh and eight installments was scheduled o release in 2022 and 2023 respectively but the dates have been pushed further.
According to Variety, it was recently unveiled by Paramount Network and Skydance that they will be postponing the release of both the upcoming movies in the Mission Impossible film series. They even issued a joint statement informing the fans that after thoughtful consideration, they decided to postpone the release dates for Mission: Impossible 7 & 8 in response to delays due to the ongoing pandemic. They further revealed the release dates of Mission Impossible 7 and Mission Impossible 8 stating that the movies will be released on July 14, 2023, and June 28, 2024, respectively. While signing off, they also stated how they were looking forward to providing moviegoers with an unparalleled theatrical experience.
The statement read, "After thoughtful consideration, Paramount Pictures and Skydance have decided to postpone the release dates for Mission: Impossible 7 & 8 in response to delays due to the ongoing pandemic. The new release dates will be July 14, 2023, and June 28, 2024, respectively. We look forward to providing moviegoers with an unparalleled theatrical experience.”
Written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie, the American action spy films will feature some of the prominent cast members namely Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, Ving Rhames as Luther Stickell, Rebecca Ferguson as Ilsa Faust, Simon Pegg as Benji Dunn, Hayley Atwell as Grace, Vanessa Kirby as Alanna Mitsopolis, Esai Morales as the film's primary villain, Henry Czerny as Eugene Kittridge, among others.