Tom Cruise’s much-awaited Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part Two, which was originally scheduled to be released in 2024, has been pushed by one year. The 8th film in the action thriller spy franchise will now hit the big screens on May 23, 2025. The reason behind the delay is the production shutdown caused by the ongoing strikes, which began in mid-July, as per a report by The Hollywood Reporter. However, this production strike might push the release date of MI:8 more, if the issue is not resolved in the coming few months. The upcoming installment of the Mission: Impossible series is being shot Imax camera.
Dead Reckoning Part One Box Office Performance
The seventh installment in the series titled Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One was released this year in July. The film was written and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. This was his third directorial in the series. The film grossed over $560 million globally, as its box office collections were impacted hugely by the release of Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer and Margot Robbie’s Barbie.
In India, the film crossed Rs 100 crore mark after 21 days of its theatrical release and became Tom Cruise’s first film ever to achieve this milestone at the Indian box office, as per Sacnilk.com
Dead Reckoning Part One was one of the most expensive films in the series, with an estimated budget of nearly $300 million.
About the film
Tom Cruise reprised the role of Ethan Hunt in the 7th part of the series.
Apart from Tom, the film also stars Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Hayley Atwell, Esai Morales, Rebecca Ferguson, Pom Klementieff, Vanessa Kirby, Mariela Garriga, and Henry Czerny.