Christopher McQuarrie, director of the latest Mission: Impossible films, talks about two of the most difficult Tom Cruise stunts in the franchise.
We are officially in the month of July and less than a week away from its theatrical release Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning – Part One Coming July 12th.
This seventh installment of the franchise starring Tom Cruise still promises high rates of adrenaline and action sequences, with the American actor constantly risking his life to bring unimaginable and amazing stunts to the big screen, according to first reactions to the film . The director and screenwriter talked about the difficulties in not only realizing but also capturing these action sequences on camera Christopher McQuarrie,
Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning – Part One releases in theaters on July 12
Christopher McQuarrieIn a recent interview with American magazine collider, talks about the challenges and risks of bringing Tom Cruise’s insane stunts to the screen. When asked in what order of difficulty he would rank the stunts he had performed with Cruise in recent years, the director replied:
They all have their own risks, and it’s not always the kind of risk you’d expect. For example, with the A400 (the plane on which Tom Cruise hangs at the beginning of the fifth film, mission impossible rogue nation), the fear was less of Tom flipping out of the plane and more of hitting a rock or a bird on the runway while we were in the air. Because of that there are all these different factors and variables that you’re constantly thinking about that could go wrong outside the variable you removed. The more changes, the scarier the stunt. To me, it’s baffling how many different ways Tom can be killed while performing a stunt, but that’s all known. These are all the things you have thought about that you cannot control.
macquarie also talked about the spectacular stunts in Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning – Part One Where Cruz crashes his motorcycle off a ramp into a cliff:
By jumping off that ramp, he was stepping into the unknown. We eliminated everything (threats) that we could. But we couldn’t know exactly what would happen when this happened, because there was no way we could test the conditions or replicate them elsewhere. Therefore, When he came off the ramp we didn’t know what was going to happen, We didn’t know if the bike would survive it, we didn’t know if the headwinds would trap him in the parachute, and we didn’t know if the drone would shoot him down based on our surroundings. Therefore, When we said “action” we held our breath till the parachute opened, That was really horrifying.
We remind you that this film will be available in Italian cinemas from next 12 July. And Stars Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhimes, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, Esai Morales, Pom Klementieff, Mariela Garriga, Henry Czerny, Shea Whigham, Greg Tarzan Davis, Charles Parnell, Frederick Schmidt, Cary Elwes, Mark Gatiss, Indira Verma and Rob Delaney.
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