Tom Cruise & Christopher McQuarrie Reflect On The First MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE In New 25th Anniversary Clips

Tom Cruise & Christopher McQuarrie Reflect On The First MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE In New 25th Anniversary Clips

For the 25th Anniversary of Mission: Impossible, star Tom Cruise and MI7 director Christopher McQuarrie recently sat down to reflect on the release of the now-iconic franchise launching pad.

Earlier this week, we shared details on the Mission: Impossible 25th Anniversary Collector's Edition Blu-ray, and ahead of Saturday's celebration, Paramount Home Entertainment has now shared six exclusive interview clips with 3x Academy Award-nominated star/producer Tom Cruise and director/screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie reflecting on the first film's release. 

While Cruise never intended to make a follow-up when the film was released on May 22, 1996, the now-iconic actioner has spawned five blockbuster sequels and is currently in production on two more, the untitled Mission: Impossible 7 and 8

In addition to a completely remastered version of the film, the combo set also includes an exclusive car decal and a gallery of the original trailers for the first six Mission: Impossible films.

Check out the interview clips below and keep scrolling for more details on the Blu-ray Collector's Edition!

CELEBRATE THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FILM THAT LIT THE FUSE ON ONE OF CINEMA’S BIGGEST ACTION FRANCHISES

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE

Newly Remastered, 25th Anniversary Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ Arrives May 18, 2021

Relive every pulse-pounding moment of the original big-screen blockbuster MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE as it celebrates its 25th anniversary with a newly remastered Collector’s Edition Blu-ray on May 18, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Originally released on May 22, 1996, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE thrilled audiences with its breathtaking and action-packed story of secret agents and international espionage. Tom Cruise ignites the screen as IMF agent Ethan Hunt, a character that continues to capture the imaginations of fans around the world as the franchise builds toward the highly anticipated seventh installment.

Directed by Brian De Palma (The Untouchables), with a screenplay by David Koepp (Jurassic Park) and Robert Towne (Chinatown), MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE will return to select theaters for a limited run in May through Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures. Details about the theatrical run will be announced in April.

The newly remastered Collector’s Edition Blu-ray includes an exclusive car decal and a gallery of the original trailers for the first six Mission: Impossible films. The disc also includes the following previously released bonus content:

Blu-ray

  • Mission: Remarkable – 40 Years of Creating the Impossible
  • Mission: Explosive Exploits
  • Mission: Spies Among Us
  • Mission: Catching the Train
  • Mission: International Spy Museum
  • Mission: Agent Dossiers
  • Excellence in Film: Cruise
  • Generation: Cruise
  • Photo Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailers
    • Mission: Impossible Teaser
    • Mission: Impossible Trailer
  • TV Spots

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