The new trailer for Mission: Impossible – Dead Count Part One gave us a lot to uncover with the exciting action we’ve been waiting for Tom Cruisea unique brand of spy-based mayhem. Once again led Christopher McQuarriethis last part The mission Franchise Promises a count For Cruise’s loyal band of Ethan Hunt and his Impossible Mission Force (IMF) agents and allies.

McQuarrie sat down Empire magazine added a desire to break down key aspects of the trailer while also teasing what’s to come – but not spoiling everything. “I’m very sensitive when people tell me they’re disappointed when trailers give away the whole movie,” he says.


the main theme of Counting the dead – both of which revolve around the idea of ​​a threat from Ethan Hunt’s past haunting him. He was originally supposed to play the antagonist of the film Nicholas Hoult, was forced to drop out when the pandemic caused severe schedule conflicts. Hoult was forced to bow out and McQuarrie began to throw Esai Morales, obviously an older gentleman than Hoult. As a result, this is a completely new villain – he did not simply replace Hoult in the script, as Macquarie explained.

“The casting of Esai allowed us to explore things with those characters and the insights into Ethan’s past. Ethan has a pre-IMF past and it allowed us to explore Ethan with a character that knew him before he was Ethan. This is part of Gabriel. Every detail of the story is carefully considered. People who want to do their homework can get whatever they want from this title.

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Esai Morales adds a layer of complexity The mission Franchise

A lot can be gleaned from these reviews. Let’s start with Before Ethan was Ethan. Fans have wondered in the past whether Ethan Hunt was actually the character’s name or simply an assumed identity by an agent. Can it be that complicated or as simple as “before joining the IMF”? And McQuarrie We are happy to speculate on every aspect of the scenario – so why was Gabriel chosen? Are we discussing an archangel with a dark purpose?

We’ll see what Ethan Hunt makes of Gabriel when the two lock horns hit the big screen in a few months. Mission: Impossible – Dead Count Part One It will be released in theaters on July 12, 2023. Mission Impossible – Dead Count Part Two It will be released on June 28, 2024. You can watch the new trailer for the first part below: