In a May 2023 interview with Uproxx, Emilio Estevez revealed that Tom Cruise regretted killing off the actor’s Jack Harmon, a grasp technician who meets a grisly, De Palma-esque finish atop an elevator automobile. And but the door was theoretically open for Harmon to return. As Estevez instructed Uproxx:
“The way in which Tom had defined it, he mentioned, ‘Look, I might love so that you can come and be part of the solid. The entire opening quantity the place all people will get worn out, it should be plenty of well-known folks and all of them are going to go uncredited and it is actually going to arrange the extent of peril for Ethan.’ And I mentioned, ‘I am in. You do not have to ask me twice, I am in.'”
Alas, regardless of how Cruise professed to remorse Harmon’s demise, he could not finesse a return for the second film. “He and [‘Mission: Impossible II’ director] John Woo have been attempting to determine a approach to deliver me again for half two,” mentioned Estevez, “However it simply did not make sense. I believed you can have as a result of with all of the masks, proper?”
Stranger issues have occurred within the IMF universe (take Wolf Blitzer’s goofy cameo in “Mission Inconceivable: Inconceivable — Fallout,” for instance), nevertheless it does not sound like Harmon will be resurrected from getting a metallic spike rammed via his eye socket. Or perhaps he is enjoying coy, and there is mo’ Estevez on faucet for “Mission: Inconceivable – Useless Reckoning Half I.” We’ll discover out when the hotly anticipated seventh installment hits theaters on July 10, 2023.