Today, it was announced that Tolkien and X-Men star Nicholas Hoult has boarded Mission Impossible 7 in a most villainous role. This comes off the actor was in the final running to star in Matt Reeve’s The Batman but fellow Brit Robert Pattinson won out the role. Hoult will join MI newcomers Shea Whigham (Kong: Skull Island), Hayley Atwell (Captain America) and Pom Klementieff (Avengers: Endgame). Tom Cruise will return once again as the hero Ethan Hunt. With director Christopher McQuarrie returning to write and direct MI: 7 and 8.
Mission Impossible 7 hits theaters July 23, 2021