According to ShowBiz411, Rebecca Ferguson is set to reprise her role as Ilsa in the next installment of the “Mission: Impossible” franchise. This is the first time that a female actress is returning to reprise a major role in the franchise.
Ferguson made a deep impression on audiences with her role as Ilsa in “Rogue Nation”. As such, she has been eyed to play the female lead in Fox’s “Gambit“. The Golden Globe-nominee also managed to snag a role in “The Girl on the Train” and she will be seen opposite Michael Fassbender in “The Snowman”. It was also rumoured that she has been eyed to play the titular role in Marvels “Captain Marvel“.
It was reported that Paramount will begin production on the 6th “Mission: Impossible” film in August next year. Christopher McQuarrie will return to direct and write the film while Cruise will return to reprise his role as Ethan Hunt.
McQuarrie penned the script for “Rogue Nation” alongside Drew Pearce who is known for “Iron Man 3“. The smash-hit movie has been leading the box office and earned a huge income of USD682 million.
Cast members who starred in “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation” were Simon Pegg (“Star Trek“), Jeremy Renner (“The Avengers“), Alec Baldwin (“The Departed”), Ving Rhames (“Pulp Fiction”) and Ferguson (“Hercules“).