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Box Office Milestone: ‘Top Gun 2’ Becomes Tom Cruise’s Biggest Global Hit

Top Gun: Maverick has become Tom Cruise’s biggest earner at the worldwide box office, not adjusted for inflation. Through Thursday, the Paramount and Skydance movie has collected $806.3 million in worldwide ticket sales, including $422.1 million domestically and $384.2 million overseas. That’s enough to outrank Cruise’s previous top earner, 2018’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout, which […]

‘Mission: Impossible 7’: Apparent Trailer Leaks to Social Media

The first full trailer for the seventh installment in Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible franchise appears to have leaked to social media. Twitter was abuzz on Saturday afternoon after the apparent — and previously unreleased — Mission: Impossible 7 — Dead Reckoning, Part One trailer began to spread online. A trailer for the film was screened […]

Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Gets Title Reveal at CinemaCon

Paramount unveiled the first look at Tom Cruise’s upcoming mission as Ethan Hunt in the Mission: Impossible franchise along with a title reveal: Mission: Impossible 7 — Dead Reckoning: Part 1.  The news was broken — by Cruise himself — during the studio’s CinemaCon presentation inside the Colosseum theater at Caesars Palace. But before that, […]

Lawrence Dane, ‘Bride of Chucky’ P.I., Dies at 84

Lawrence Dane, a Canadian actor known for his TV roles on Mod Squad, Mannix and Bonanza before starring in homegrown series like Side Effects and The Red Green Show, has died. He was 84 years old. Dane passed away March 21 at his home in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, with his wife, Laurel, and family members at […]

‘Mission: Impossible 7’ and ‘8’ Delayed, Get New Release Dates

Mission: Impossible 7 is on the move once again. The Tom Cruise tentpole will now open July 14, 2023, with Paramount and Skydance pushing it off its Sept. 30, 2022, date. Paramount and Skydance also have a new date for Mission: Impossible 8, which will open June 28, 2024. It previously was set for July […]

Jake Johnson Says Leaked Audio Recording From ‘Mission: Impossible’ Set Lines Up With Tom Cruise’s Intensity

Jake Johnson said the leaked recording of Tom Cruise admonishing Mission: Impossible 7 crew over their failure to follow COVID-19 protocols lined up with the intensity of the actor, whom he worked with on 2017’s The Mummy. “Yeah, he’s an intense guy,” the Ride the Eagle star told Matt Wilstein, senior writer and host of […]

‘Mission: Impossible 7’ Filming Shuts Down After Positive Coronavirus Test

The latest Mission: Impossible film has halted shooting in the U.K. after at least one member of the production tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a source close to the production confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Filming on the Tom Cruise sequel will shut down for 14 days while those involved self-isolate. It is unclear how […]

Tom Cruise Nailed Classic ‘Mission: Impossible’ Stunt on Final Attempt

One of the most iconic shots from the first Mission: Impossible film nearly did not happen because Tom Cruise was having a difficult time pulling it off. In a series of snippet interviews the star did with director-screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie for Paramount’s anniversary Blu-ray of the 1996 film that kick-started the billion-dollar franchise, Cruise explained […]

How J.J. Abrams’ ‘Mission: Impossible III’ Saved the Franchise

For a minute there, it looked like Mission: Impossible III would never get out of development hell. Following the release of John Woo’s dove-filled Mission: Impossible II in 2000, Paramount and producer-star Tom Cruise struggled to find the right story and director for the third installment in their venerable franchise. From 2002 to ’04, directors David […]

Tom Cruise Rips ‘Mission: Impossible’ Crewmembers Over COVID Safety Concerns

In audio released from the U.K. set of 'Mission: Impossible,' Tom Cruise says that anyone who breaks COVID protocols will be fired.

Herbert F. Solow, Desilu Exec Behind ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Mission: Impossible,’ Dies at 89

Herbert F. Solow, who as head of production at Desilu Studios oversaw the development of such landmark TV dramas as Star Trek, Mission: Impossible and Mannix, has died. He was 89.