Angela Bassett is set to join the cast of Christopher McQuarrie’s currently in production sixth film in the “Mission: Impossible” franchise. Bassett will take on the role of the director of the CIA in the film, a role she’s familiar with having also played the director of the CIA in M:i-6 producer J.J. Abrams’ spy series “Alias”.
Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Kirby, Sian Brooke, Frederick Schmidt and Sean Harris star in the Paramount Pictures and Skydance production.
McQuarrie, who previously helmed “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” is once again writing and directing the sequel. “Mission: Impossible 6” is set to debut in cinemas on July 27th 2018.
Source: Heat Vision