“Mission: Impossible: Rogue Nation’s” opening haul is 116 percent bigger compared to the first-day earnings of “Mission: Impossible: Ghost Protocol“, which earned $100 million in China. Coupled with its $180 million domestic haul, the fifth installment in the “Mission: Impossible” franchise is at $509 million worldwide.
Alibaba pictures invested in the film, collaborating with Paramount pictures on online ticketing and promotion for the film’s release here in China.
The film, starring Tom Cruise, is the fifth highest top-grosser of all time for a United States title behind 3D entries “Furious 7” ($54.4 million), “Avengers: Age of Ultron” ($29.2 million) and fellow Paramount titles “Transformers: Age of Extinction” ($27.4 million) and “Terminator Genisys” ($26.7 million).
In turn, Cruise said he admired Ma’s accomplishments.
Tom Cruise, who must be used to being called handsome all the time (though perhaps not so publicly by another man), returned the favour by saying equally nice things about the businessman.
A costume worn by Tom Cruise in the first Mission: Impossible film will be auctioned (Christie’s/PA).
The 53-year-old actor, when asked how long he would continue making action movies, answered that maybe he’ll give up when he reaches 90 or 95 years old. Rebecca plays Ethan Hunt’s very capable sidekick Ilsa Faust within the Hollywood blockbuster The action show star remarked: ‘We are beginning to work on it now.