The sixth Mission: Impossible movie has added another cast member and it's the amazing Angela Bassett as the director of the CIA according to Empire. Bassett is the third new cast member to join with the other two being Henry Cavill and Vanessa Kirby. The returning cast includes Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, and Alec Baldwin but Jeremy Rennerwill not be returning due to scheduling conflicts. Director Chris McQuarrie is also returning after directing the fifth movie Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation in 2015.
Bassett recently wrapped up Black Panther and once filming for Mission: Impossible 6 finishes she will go to the set of new drama 9-1-1. Mission: Impossible 6 has been in production since April.
Mission: Impossible 6 will be released on July 27, 2018.