The two new installments of Mission Impossible delay their release date again
Mission Impossible 7 will now open on July 14, 2023, with Paramount and Skydance pushing back its initial September 30, 2022 date. Paramount and Skydance They also have a new date for Mission Impossible 8, set to premiere on June 28, 2024. It was previously set for July 7, 2023.
This is the latest of many moves the new Mission: Impossible installment has undergone in the last 20 months, as concerns over COVID-19 continue to disrupt plans for big theatrical releases. In April 2020, still in the early months of the pandemic, Paramount pushed the project back from July 2020 to December 2020. That date did not stick, as M: I 7 moved again to November 19, 2021 and then to May 27, 2022. .
“After careful consideration, Paramount Pictures and Skydance have decided to postpone the release dates for Mission: Impossible 7 and 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.”Paramount and Skydance said in a statement.
Cruise, Paramount and Skydance still have a premiere pending Top Gun: Maverick for May 27, 2022 and is not expected to move once again.
Director of Mission Impossible: FalloutChristopher McQuarrie returns to direct the seventh and eighth installments in the franchise. The extensive cast includes Rebecca Ferguson, Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhames, Henry Czerny, Simon Pegg, Vanessa Kirby, Angela Bassett, Cary Elwes, Indira Varma, Rob Delaney, and Charles Parnell.
The movement occurs when scream Paramount is enjoying good box office numbers worldwide with 54.9 million since its premiere on January 14. While many studios, including Warner Bros. and Disney, have sent high-profile movies day in and day out to their streaming services, Paramount has kept many of its big titles, like A Quiet Place Part II, exclusively for its theatrical release. It is expected that both the series Mission Impossible What Top Gun: Maverick keep up with your plans to be theatrically released, as Tom Cruise is a proponent of the theatrical experience and because of the big budgets of movies.
Cruise has played IMF agent Ethan Hunt for more than 25 years, from 1996 through 2018’s Fallout, which became the highest-grossing installment in franchise history with $791.1 million worldwide. The films are known for pushing the boundaries of the action genre, with a signature stunt as the centerpiece of their marketing.
In August, Cruise and McQuarrie showed footage of M:I 7 to theater owners at CinemaCon, including Cruise’s latest death-defying stunt for the film. Said McQuarrie in a video: “The only thing that scares me more is what we have planned for Mission 8”.