It seems like Tom Cruise is finally ready to accept a new mission.
The action star is closing in on a deal for MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 6 after pre-production halted earlier this summer due to pay disputes. This also included issues with backend profit participation. As of now, Skydance is set to co-finance the film with Paramount.
Cruise has also served as a producer for the franchise. For the sixth installment, Christopher McQuarrie wrote the script and is attached to direct.
After all is settled, Cruise will suit up as Ethan Hunt for the sixth installment of the Paramount blockbuster moneymaker, a role he has been playing since 1996. Before the pre-production hiatus, the film was slated for a January 2017 release but is now being pushed to Spring 2017.
Cruise can be seen next in two action pics including Universal’s forthcoming reboot of The Mummy as well as Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
He is repped by CAA.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer
This news was first reported by The Hollywood Reporter.