‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One,’ Everything You Need to Know

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One is directed and produced by Christopher McQuarrie, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Erik Jendresen. It is the sequel to Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) and the seventh installment in the Mission: Impossible film series.

When will Mission: Impossible 7 be released?

Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One premiered on the Spanish Steps in Rome on June 19, 2023, and is scheduled to be theatrically released in the United States on July 12, by Paramount Pictures.

A direct sequel, Dead Reckoning Part Two, is set to be released on June 28, 2024.

Who’s in the cast of Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One?

  • Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt, an IMF agent and leader of an operatives team.
  • Hayley Atwell as Grace
  • Esai Morales as Gabriel, a powerful terrorist and Ethan’s adversary. 
  • Ving Rhames as Luther Stickell, an IMF computer technician, Hunt’s best friend and a member of his team.
  • Simon Pegg as Benji Dunn, an IMF technical field agent and a member of Hunt’s team.
  • Rebecca Ferguson as Ilsa Faust, a former MI6 agent who allied with Hunt’s team during Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015) and Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018).
  • Vanessa Kirby as Alanna Mitsopolis, a black-market arms dealer aka “White Widow”, Alanna is the daughter of Max, an arms dealer originally played by Vanessa Redgrave from the first film.
  • Henry Czerny as Eugene Kittridge, the former director of the IMF last seen in Mission: Impossible (1996).

Additionally, Shea Whigham plays Jasper Briggs, an enforcer of a group called “The Community” trying to track Ethan Hunt together with a partner, Degas, played by Greg Tarzan Davis. 

Frederick Schmidt reprises his role as Zola Mitsopolis, Alanna’s brother, while Pom Klementieff plays Paris, a French assassin tasked with hunting Ethan and Grace for her boss Gabriel.

Charles Parnell, Rob Delaney, Indira Varma, and Mark Gatiss play the heads of a group made up of leaders of various intelligence agencies called “The Community”. 

Mariela Garriga and Cary Elwes have been cast as Marie and Denlinger, respectively, although their precise roles remain undisclosed.

Watch the trailer for Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One

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What happens in Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One?

In Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team embark on their most dangerous mission yet: To track down a terrifying new weapon that threatens all of humanity before it falls into the wrong hands.

With control of the future and the fate of the world at stake, and dark forces from Ethan’s past closing in, a deadly race around the globe begins. Confronted by a mysterious, all-powerful enemy, Ethan is forced to consider that nothing can matter more than his mission – not even the lives of those he cares about most.