Hollywood veteran actor Tom Cruise is all set to star in the sixth installment of the Mission Impossible franchise.
According to Mid-day, the Edge of Tomorrow star will be coming to India to shoot portions of the upcoming movie.
A source close to the production revealed, "The team will shoot in India for a month, later this year. The locations will be chosen depending on the stunts conceived. Of the cities being considered, Mumbai will be a prime location for filming. They're also looking at Rajasthan and Kerala, but details are yet to be finalised. From a co-ordination point of view, shooting in Mumbai makes work easier for the crew."
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The Mission Impossible team will be recruiting the same Indian crew that they hired for the 2011 installment. The team is likely to reach India in June for recce. "The details of the Indian schedule will be finalised after the first meeting with the [Indian] crew. The [Hollywood] team is also in talks with Mumbai-based casting agents to scout for local talent for the film's supporting cast," says another source.
The source further adding that the unit will consider approaching an all-Indian art direction and styling team and a leading Indian stunt director. "With a good portion of outdoor shots, India will make more than a blink-and-miss appearance this time."
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If sources are to be trusted, The Mummy star who came to the country in 2011 for the premiere of Ghost Protocol, is expected to arrive in India in October this year for the shoot.
The action-thriller which is slated to release in July 2018, also stars Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames and Simon Pegg.
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