Tom Cruise is already in Rome filming scenes for the seventh Mission Impossible movie . At full speed, the American star began starring in some shots in the historic center of the Italian capital.
Like many other Hollywood blockbusters , this installment of Mission Impossible faced many setbacks due to the coronavirus pandemic . Filming should have started in March, but was postponed due to the quarantine. Finally, after months of uncertainty, director Christopher McQuarrie was able to start filming in early September in Norway .
The new scale of filming is Rome. Some Romans and tourists met Tom Cruise this Wednesday morning, October 7, on Via de la Tribuna di Campitelli , two steps from the central Venice Square, elegantly dressed in a matching gray suit, vest and tie, according to the reports. local media.
Dozens of workers and luxury cars were deployed at the scene. The technical bunker of the filming was installed in a square located in front of the legendary Boca de la Verdad.
In his new mission, secret agent Ethan Hunt will visit historical locations such as the Imperial Forums, the Tiber River, the walls of Castel Sant’Angelo, the picturesque alleys of the Monti neighborhood and other areas of the Roman heartland.
The Roman municipality announced with great fanfare on its social networks the return of the cameras to its streets , while ensuring that the arrival of the new Mission Impossible will be in the midst of “scrupulous” security measures against the coronavirus.
According to municipal authorities, the filming represents a “very consistent economic opportunity” for the city. Its producers estimate spending in Italy a figure close to 40 million dollars, of which more than 23 will be disbursed in the city of Rome .
The blockbuster brought a total of 180 workers to the Eternal City, including actors, cameras, technicians and other personnel, who will stay in the city for the next seven weeks.
The detail indicates that 1.3 million dollars will go in taxes, 940 thousand in the rent of private spaces, and it is estimated that they will spend more than two million in restaurants and hotels.
By early September, filming for the seventh installment of Mission Impossible had started in Norway. There Tom Cruise was seen starring in a high-risk situation, jumping into the void mounted on a motorcycle.
This was reflected in the shocking images that spread to the world through different social networks since the filming in Norwegian lands. There it was seen once again the vocation that the actor has to endanger his own skin when giving life to his character.
The video and photos showed the filming of a sequence in which Ethan Hunt, played by Tom Cruise, rides a motorcycle at full speed down a walkway built into the side of a mountain. When the platform is finished, the secret agent continues forward and jumps into the void with his motorcycle while a parachute is opened.
The premiere of Mission Impossible 7 is scheduled for November 19, 2021 , while the eighth installment will be released on November 4, 2022. Before that, in July next year, Cruise will premiere Top Gun: Maverick , the long-awaited sequel to the mythical aviation movie.