On Wednesday, South superstar Prabhas made headlines after a report of him appearing in Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible 7 surfaced online. According to reports, Prabhas met the director and cast of Mission Impossible 7 while filming Radhe Shyam in Italy. One of the fans wanted to double-check the information, so he contacted director Christopher McQuarrie. The director has responded by putting a stop to the rumours.
When Prabhas’ fan asked Christopher McQuarrie that there is viral news trending on Indian news channels that an Indian actor named prabhas has been roped in MI7 for a key role. Can you please confirm whether it is true or not? To Which the director said: “While he‘s a very talented man, we’ve never met. Welcome to the internet.”
While he‘s a very talented man, we’ve never met.
Welcome to the internet. https://t.co/mvVFP6N4zV
— Christopher McQuarrie (@chrismcquarrie) May 26, 2021
Tom Cruise will reprise his role as special agent Ethan Hunt in the seventh instalment of the Mission Impossible film series. The film was supposed to be released in 2021, but the shooting schedule was pushed back due to the pandemic outbreak in February of last year. On September 2, filming resumed under strict COVID-19 guidelines. Tom Cruise was heard blasting the film’s crew for breaking safety protocols in a viral audio clip from last year. The cast of Mission Impossible 7 includes Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Indira Varma, Rob Delaney, Mark Gatiss, Cary Elwes, and Charles Parnell, in addition to Tom Cruise.
Meanwhile, Prabhas was most recently seen in the 2019 film Saaho. Radhe Shyam, in which he co-stars with Pooja Hegde, is among his upcoming films. Prabhas is also set to appear in Prashanth Neel’s action thriller Salaar, in which he will co-star with Shruti Haasan. Prabhas also stars in the upcoming mythological film Adipurush, which is set to be released in 2022.