• How Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol Was Originally Supposed To End For Ethan Hunt

    1 month ago - By Cinéma Blend

    This would have been quite different from what we got in the final product.
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  • Tom Cruise Really Was Supposed to Step Aside After ‘Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'

    Tom Cruise Really Was Supposed to Step Aside After ‘Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol'

    1 month ago - By Slash Film

    We all assumed it was supposed to happen, and now we know for sure. Tom Cruise really was supposed to step aside as the Mission: Impossible lead after Ghost Protocol to make way for Jeremy Renner. That all changed, however, when Christopher McQuarrie was brought in to handle rewrites. Now, of course, it's almost impossible to think of Mission: Impossible without Cruise. But such a reality came very close to happening.
    It seems to have slipped from the public consciousness now, but at one point, Tom Cruise's career was in trouble. The problems arose after Cruise went on The Oprah Winfrey...
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  • Original Mission: Impossible 4 Ending Saw Tom Cruise Retire

    Original Mission: Impossible 4 Ending Saw Tom Cruise Retire

    1 month ago - By Screen Rant

    The original ending for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol saw Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt become the new secretary of the IMF and pass the torch to a different franchise lead. Released in 2011, the fourth installment of the popular action series introduced audiences to Jeremy Renner's William Brandt. At the time, Renner was a rising star, coming off consecutive Oscar nominations and lining up potential franchise breakouts. His joining Mission: Impossible was interpreted by many as a way for Paramount to transition from Cruise to a new headliner that could carry the movies moving forward...
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