Paramount Pictures transform New Zealand village into Kashmir to shoot Tom cruise starrer Mission Impossible Fallout
Paris: Paramount Pictures, the producers of famous hollywood series – Tom Cruise starrer “Mission Impossible” are transforming a valley in New Zealand into a small village of Kashmir to shoot the portion of the movie, Mission: Impossible – Fallout.
Reports on Wednesday said that’s how India finds a place in the narrative of the upcoming movie.
It starts with an epidemic breaking out in Kashmir, with the country coming on the radar of the after-effects of an attack in several cities around the world, IANS reported.
To wrap the affairs and save the world, the team crosses borders and heads to Kashmir to avert the danger which is threatening a large population of three countries. It is followed by the stuff which has always remained a favourite among the audiences — thrilling action scenes.
From scenes of day-to-day life in Kashmir to an adrenaline-pumping helicopter chase sequence and crash in the snow-capped mountains and a mention of the Indian Army — the film has an action-packed ‘desi’ bond.
From the start to the thrilling climax scene, there are many points in the sixth part of the franchise with a ‘desi’ twist. And they bring Impossible Mission Force agent Ethan Hunt, essayed by Cruise, to India to save the world, the report said.
The world of the latest Mission Impossible film is brought alive by the direction of Christopher McQuarrie, who is the first filmmaker ever to return to direct a second film in the franchise, after Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. He has also written the script and backed the project as a producer.
Back in 2017, there were reports citing reasons behind the team not coming to India. But no official statement was released about it.
For Mission: Impossible – Fallout, actors Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Alec Baldwin, Michelle Monaghan and Sean Harris are reprising their roles, while Henry Cavill and Vanessa Kirby are joining the cast. The film franchise is about the TV series that ran from 1966 to 1973 and narrates the adventures of Hunt on several missions to save the world.
Starting with the first part in 1996, the franchise has grossed $2.78 billion worldwide so far.
The Paramount Pictures movie will be distributed in India by Viacom18 Motion Pictures. It is set to release in India on July 27 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.