Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part Onestarring Tom Cruise, has kicked off its North American box office run with a hefty $7 million in previews on Tuesday.
Hopes are high that the action movie will reverse a summer slump at the box office, with Paramount and Skydance following up to open a $90 million-plus franchise in North America alone. The film opens in the middle of the week to get ahead of the competition.
Dead Reckoning part one It is directed by Christopher McQuarrie. The cast also includes Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Henry Czerny, Simon Pegg, Vanessa Kirby, Angela Bassett, Cary Elwes, Indira Varma, Rob Delaney, and Charles Parnell.
Cruise is a favorite of theater owners. He resisted putting 2022’s Top Gun: Maverick on streaming, and ended up being the highest-grossing national function released in 2022 with 774.7 million domestic dollars, for a total of 1.49 billion dollars worldwide.
The actor has become a kind of ambassador of cinema. In recent days, he has urged his fans to support all summer movies, including Christopher Nolan’s. oppenheimer and Greta Gerwig Barbiewhich open in theaters on July 21.
The new Mission Impossible The film addressed multiple setbacks caused by COVID-19. Filming was halted at least five times due to the pandemic, with Cruise and writer-director Christopher McQuarrie eventually coming down with the disease, with audio of Cruise insisting the crew abide by COVID restrictions went viral.
Earlier this week, Cruise said the hollywood reporter how “awesome” it was to overcome those challenges and open the store on the big screen. “We already talked about it. We dream about it. It’s very, very special,” Cruise said at the film’s premiere in New York City. top gun: maverick, they kept pushing the film and pushing the film, and during [McQuarrie] and me, this is such an ambitious movie. And it was a very difficult film to produce, and then it all happened, and it was even more difficult. So to have this response… is very, very special.”
more to come.