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Upcoming ‘Mission: Impossible’ Sequels Won’t Film Back-To-Back As Tom Cruise’s Busy Schedule Impacts Production

After the box office and critical success of “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” Paramount was quick to sign up filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie and star Tom Cruise for two more sequels, with the caveat that both the seventh and eighth films in the franchise would film back-to-back. All seemed to be going swimmingly until a little thing […]

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‘Mission: Impossible 7’ and ‘Mission: Impossible 8’ Are No Longer Filming Back-to-Back

Some missions really are impossible, because it looks like plans to shoot the next two Mission: Impossible installments back-to-back have been scrapped. Production on Mission: Impossible 7 is almost at an end, and rather than moving right on to start filming Mission: Impossible 8, things are going to pause for a bit. The change in […]

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Paramount Turned Down Offers from Streamers to Buy ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Paramount Pictures has spent much of the pandemic selling off its major titles to the big streamers, including Amazon Studios and Netflix. In 2020 alone, Paramount sold films including Aaron Sorkin’s Oscar contender “The Trial of the Chicago 7” to Netflix, as well as Michael Showalter’s action comedy “The Lovebirds.” Meanwhile, Paramount sold the rights […]

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Gal Gadot To Star In International ‘Bond’-Esque Spy Thriller ‘Heart of Stone’

After playing a member of an international team of thieves and car enthusiasts in “The Fast & Furious” franchise, and proving herself a capable superhero in “Wonder Woman,” Gal Gadot is setting her sights on a new high-profile role: the female James Bond, kind of. Gadot has reportedly signed on to star in the original […]

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Sequel Bits: ‘Orphan’, ‘Snake Eyes’, ‘Mission: Impossible’, ‘Borat’, ‘Killer Klowns From Outer Space’, ‘Encino Man’

In this edition of Sequel Bits: Rossif Sutherland has joined the cast of the Orphan prequel. Andrew Koji talks about playing Storm Shadow in Snake Eyes. Angela Bassett is returning for more Mission: Impossible movies. The Kazakh American Association is not happy about Borat 2. Will Killer Klowns From Outer Space 2 ever happen? Maybe. […]

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Best Black Friday TV and Movie Deals: Criterion Box Sets, ‘Mission: Impossible,’ and More

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Paramount Pictures Is Adapting to New Reality, Jim Gianopulos Tells Tokyo Market

Delivering a keynote presentation on the opening day of Tiffcom, Paramount Pictures chairman and CEO Jim Gianopulos said that the Hollywood studio is adapting to the pandemic-era reality.Speaking Wednesday morning (local time), Gianopulos attempted to strike a generally positive note, while also detailing the problems the pandemic has posed for Paramount in particular and the […]

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‘No Time to Die’ Motorcycle Stunt Sprayed Street with 8,400 Gallons of Coca-Cola, Presumably Shaken, Not Stirred

Even though Tom Cruise and the Mission: Impossible franchise have become known for their death-defying practical stunts, Daniel Craig and the James Bond franchise have staged their fair share of cinematic mayhem. In fact, one particular No Time to Die stunt during the film’s production in Matera, Italy required a city street to be sprayed […]

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‘355’ Trailer: Jessica Chastain Leads An All-Star Spy Team With Penélope Cruz, Lupita Nyong’o & More

During the making of “X-Men: Dark Phoenix,” actor Jessica Chastain proposed an idea to director Simon Kinberg: what about a female-led spy film in the same spirit as the “Mission: Impossible” and “James Bond”? It didn’t take long for the idea to take hold, Kinberg agreeing to direct, Chastain to star and produce, and to […]

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