Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions, Bad Robot, and IMAX Corporation have announced that Mission: Impossible 5, directed by Christopher McQuarrie (Jack Reacher) and starring Tom Cruise, will be released in IMAX theatres worldwide when the film debuts this summer.
“IMAX is so important in giving the audience the best experience of the film we have made. I am very happy to have this partnership on the next ‘Mission,’” said Cruise.
“After the innovative way we worked with our longtime partners Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions, Bad Robot and Tom Cruise on the record-setting ‘Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,’ we are beyond thrilled to once again offer audiences The IMAX Experience of the latest installment of this action-packed franchise,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President of IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “This film was literally made for IMAX and summer moviegoing.”
Rob Moore, Vice Chairman of Paramount Pictures added, “Audiences the world over proved with the last ‘Mission’ that the IMAX experience is not to be missed and so we are all thrilled to again partner with Rich, Greg and everyone at IMAX to bring this next exciting installment to their screens this summer.”
The latest installment in the M:I franchise, which has grossed $2 billion worldwide so far, stars Cruise alongside the returning Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Ving Rhames, as well as new addition Rebecca Ferguson (Hercules), Sean Harris (Prometheus) and Alec Baldwin (Still Alice).
Mission: Impossible 5 has been moved up to the summer blockbuster schedule, and is released in the UK and USA on July 31st.