Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions have offered the villain role in Mission: Impossible 5 to Sean Harris. They are negotiating. The Troika-repped British actor is best known for his work in The Borgias, and for such films as Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, 24 Hour Party People and Red Riding Trilogy.
Update: Chistopher McQuarrie has confirmed Sean Harris has accepted the mission.
In a new exhibition titled “Wide Eyed” photographer Sarah Dunn shares for the first time some of her candid, behind the scenes images from the last 12 years of magazine shoots, often capturing her subjects relaxed and unposed.
Shot on a Japanese Widelux camera, the exhibition includes a pic of Tom during his photoshoot for Empire magazine last May.
Wide Eyed runs from 2nd-6th September at The Strand Gallery in London.
Simon Pegg has tweeted this pic of him with Tom in Morocco. Thanks Simon!
We’ve added a pic of Tom on set of MI5 in Casablanca (Morocco).
Tom is already in Morocco where he will continue filming Mission Impossible 5 after the shooting in Vienna has finished. Here you have the first pic of him in Rabat.
We’ve added new pics from yesterday of Tom arriving on set and filming scenes later at Vienna State Opera. We’ve also added pics of him filming the day before.
Tom was on set of Mission: Impossible 5 at Vienna State Opera last night with Rebecca Ferguson while Simon Pegg continued filming scenes.
Enjoy these pics of Tom on the set of Mission: Impossible 5 in Vienna in the subway tonight where Simon Pegg was filming some scenes for the movie.
HOLLYWOOD, CA (August 25, 2014) – Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions announced today that principal photography has commenced on the fifth installment in the blockbuster MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE franchise. The new film will shoot in Vienna, Morocco and London.
Christopher McQuarrie will direct from a screenplay by Drew Pearce and Christopher McQuarrie and Will Staples. The film is produced by Tom Cruise through Tom Cruise Productions and J.J. Abrams and Bryan Burk through Bad Robot. Skydance Productions’ David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger will serve as executive producers.
The film stars Tom Cruise reprising the iconic role of Ethan Hunt, who was first introduced to moviegoers in 1996. Returning to the franchise will be Simon Pegg as Benji, Jeremy Renner as Brandt and Ving Rhames as Luther. Joining the cast will be Alec Baldwin and Rebecca Ferguson.
The 4th installment in the globally successful franchise, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE: GHOST PROTOCOL, earned nearly $700 million worldwide and became Cruise’s highest grossing film to date in his storied career.
The MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE franchise has earned more than $2 billion at the box office, making it one of the most successful franchises in movie history.
Tom continues filming scenes for Mission: Impossible 5 on the roof of Vienna State Opera with Rebecca Ferguson. Enjoy HQ pics from the shooting last night in our gallery.