Hayley Atwell has joined the ‘Mission: Impossible’ franchise.
According to THR, the Avengers: Endgame actress’s deal was confirmed by writer-director Christopher McQuarrie, who also shared a tease on Instagram Friday.
“Should you choose to accept…” McQuarrie captioned a photo of Atwell Friday. To whish Atwell responded, “Mission: Accepted. Though I’m not the sort to follow orders…”
Per the outlet:
Cruise will reprise his starring role as Ethan Hunt for an upcoming pair of films, with McQuarrie set to return to write and direct the series’ seventh and eighth installments. McQuarrie previously directed 2015’s Rogue Nationand last year’s Fallout, which became the 23-year-old series’ highest grossing film yet with $791.1 million globally.
Paramount has dated the next Mission: Impossible film for July 23, 2021, while the eighth installment will be released on Aug. 5, 2022. In addition to Cruise, Rebecca Ferguson is expected to return.
See the Instagram post below: