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Tom Cruise’s wage packet has caused Mission: Impossible 6 to stumble…

August 21st, 2016 by Marc Comments


It looks like one task the Mission: Impossible team are having issues getting past is that of… pay disputes?

The sixth movie in the M:I franchise starring Tom Cruise was set to begin filming in January next year has stalled at the pre-production stage due to a dispute over Tom Cruise’s salary report THR.

Paramount are apparently balking over the actor’s take home on the movie set to be once again directed by the fifth installment’s Christopher McQuarrie: “One of the contentious points is Cruise’s back-end profit participation,” reports the outlet, “with the actor looking to match or exceed what he is getting paid by Universal for starring in The Mummy, which he is currently shooting in London. Mummy is a pivotal movie for Universal, which is looking to launch a cinematic franchise and has hinged plenty on Cruise’s star power.”

What this means for the movie is unknown at this stage. Will we still see it late next year? unknown… however we will go out on a limb and say it’s unlikely Paramount will dump Cruise over the money.

What do you all think?

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….