Tom Cruise had earlier revealed plans to return in the Ethan Hunt role for a sixth installment of Mission: Impossible. Paramount Pictures vice chairman Rob Moore has confirmed about Mission: Impossible 6 in the works.
“We’re very happy to be developing this movie with Tom (Cruise). There’s no question that Ethan Hunt deserves another film,” Moore told variety.com.
The previous four “Mission: Impossible” films grossed a combined $2 billion at the worldwide box office. “Rogue Nation“, which carries a $150 million pricetag, is produced by Cruise along with J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger. It got a $121 million global opening.
Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at Rentrak, said he’s not surprised that another “Mission: Impossible” is in the works.
“I think it’s very smart,” he added. “Given the performance of ‘Rogue Nation,’ there has to be another movie.”
The makers of movie have started their work on the project and will probably soon start shooting next summer.