The shoot is happening in London and Cruise is seen making a big leap between two buildings. Per a video released via TMZ on August 13, #TomCruise is seen performing a stunt where he has to jump from a rig to a rooftop while assisted by safety wires. According to TIME, Cruise previously filmed a stunt on a roof before but that time it was in Paris.
Cruise has become renowned in going to great lengths to execute his own stunts, including a plane crash in zeo gravity for the recent reboot of the "The Mummy", which he says took 64 takes to get right.
Based on the television series of the same name, the Mission: Impossible film franchise has pulled a cumulative box office total of around US$2.7 billion since its launch in 1996. Cruise is shown attempting to limp away, then collapsing before moving to the edge of the building.
The extent of his injuries are unclear at this time.
Helmed by returning director Christopher McQuarrie and starring Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Angela Bassett, and Alec Baldwin, Mission: Impossible 6 is set to hit theaters July 27, 2018.
Mission Impossible 6 is now being filmed in London and will also star Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Angela Bassett and Alec Baldwin.