Christoper McQuarrie’s next entry in the Mission: Impossible franchise continues to add to its ensemble. Nicholas Hoult has boarded the upcoming blockbuster, the director revealed on Instagram.
Hoult is best known for his role as Hank McCoy, aka Beast, in Fox’s latest X-Men trilogy. His other credits include George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road, Jack the Giant Slayer and the romantic comedy Warm Bodies. In October, Hoult will star alongside Angelina Jolie and Jon Bernthal in Those Who Wish Me Dead, based on the novel of the same name by Michael Koryta.
Joining Hoult in the highly anticipated film is franchise staple Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Hayley Atwell, Shea Whigham and Guardians of the Galaxy star Pom Klementieff.
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The seventh Mission: Impossible film hits theaters on July 23, 2021, with the eighth entry releasing on Aug. 5, 2022.
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