Henry Cavill has accepted an entirely possible mission, as the “Man of Steel” star will be appearing in the next installment of Paramount’s “Mission Impossible” franchise. The announcement was made tonight in a tongue-in-cheek Instragram post by “Mission: Impossible 6” director Christopher McQuarrie
“Had a thought. Curious if you’re interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible. No pressure,” McQuarrie asked Cavill in the post.
“How can I say no to a man with such perfect hair…..” replied Cavill from his own Instagram account.
No details about the role were provided.
Cavill already has a bit of spy experience under his belt, having co-starred in 2015’s “The Man From Uncle” as American superspy Napoleon Solo, a role originated in the 1960s TV show by Robert Vaughn. He recently finished shooting on Warner Bros’ upcoming “Justice League,” reprising the role of Superman in the Zack Snyder-directed film scheduled for release November 17. Cavill is currently working on the psychological thriller “Nomis,” from writer-director David Raymond. He’s repped by WME, The Garcia Companies and attorneys Gang, Tyre, Ramer and Brown, Inc.
“Mission: Impossible 6” is due to hit theaters July 27, 2018, and is expected to go into production soon. Tom Cruise will again be producing alongside Skydance Productions’ David Ellison and Dana Goldberg Bad Robot’s J.J. Abrams. Filming is expected to happen in France, New Zealand & the UK.