Christopher McQuarrie News

"Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation" Early Reviews: 97% on Rotten Tomatoes

1:00 PM 7/27/2015 by Senh Duong
Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation"
Wow. Just when I thought the franchise couldn’t get any higher than the 93% score that the Brad Bird directed “Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol” received on Rotten Tomatoes, the soon-to-be-released fifth outing is sitting on 97%. It’s still early, and there are only 30 reviews so far. Nonetheless, “Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation” is off to a fantastic start. Directing Tom Cruise this time around is Christopher McQuarrie, a screenwriter who has collaborated with the action star in “Edge of Tomorrow,” “Jack Reacher,” and “Valkyrie.”

The fifth Tom Cruise headlined Mission: Impossible movie – a project that reunited Cruise with his Jack Reacher director Christopher McQuarrie – is racing to the finish line faster than originally expected, following its release date having been bumped up by five months.

Christopher McQuarrie talks Mission Impossible 5; trailer coming soon James Gunn wasn't the only filmmaker to recently take part in an online Q&A. MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5 director Christopher McQuarrie also did one over the weekend through his Twitter, where revealed a few things about the upcoming film. According to Christopher McQuarrie, the first MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5 trailer and poster will be released soon, and the official title for the movie will be announced... Read More...

Last we heard, Christopher McQuarrie was retooling the ending of Mission: Impossible 5, resulting in a bit of a delay. According to the director, that’s not really accurate. McQuarrie took to Twitter for a spontaneous Q&A, fielding questions from fans of the series. The director addressed that issue with the ending, which characters won’t be back (and which ones get more screen time) and when we can expect the film’s official title and trailer. Continue reading…

Paramount Wants Sean Harris to Play the Bad Guy in 'Mission: Impossible 5'

9:29 AM 9/6/2014 by Binh Ngo
Sean Harris
Mission: Impossible 5 has already begun filming, but strangely the main villain role is still vacant. That's about to change though as Paramount and Skydance Productions are in talks with British actor Sean Harris to play the part, according to Deadline. Harris, should he accept the mission, will join a cast that includes Tom Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, and Ving Rhames.

Tom Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson Spotted Filming Mission: Impossible 5 The photos from the set of director Christopher McQuarrie's Mission: Impossible 5 set in Vienna, Austria continue to come in. The latest batch, which you can check out in the gallery below, features Tom Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson ("The White Queen") filming atop the roof of the opera house.

Ving Rhames to return for MI5 & Stellan Skarsgard will appear in Avengers 2 Director Christopher McQuarrie recently announced on his Twitter Ving Rhames will return as Luther Stickell in MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 5, making him the only actor to appear in every MI flick besides Tom Cruise. No word on how large his role will be in the film, but hopefully it'll bigger than his cameo in MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL. Filming for the next MISSION IMPOSSIBLE movie should start by the... Read More...

Jessica Chastain Rumored for 'Mission: Impossible 5'

8:05 PM 4/24/2014 by Binh Ngo
Jessica Chastain
A rumor originating from Schmoes Know (via The Playlist) has it that Jessica Chastain is being sought to star opposite Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 5 as Ethan Hunt's "right hand woman," and an offer has already been made.

'Jack Reacher' Sequel in the Works

7:04 PM 12/9/2013 by Jeff Giles
Jack Reacher
Jack Reacher wasn't quite the critical and commercial world-beater that Paramount and Tom Cruise were hoping for, but the movie grew stronger legs overseas, and with a $218 million worldwide gross, the prospect of a sequel was bound to prove alluring -- and so it has, now that word's gotten out that the studio and its star are at work on a follow-up.
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