Tom Cruise Injures Self Falling Short in Rooftop Stunt for MI6

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Syracuse native Tom Cruise appears to have injured himself while filming a stunt for his next "Mission: Impossible" sequel. The Mission: Impossible franchise has become a consistent showcase for at least one wild stunt that Tom Cruise has made a decision to do himself.

As Radar's video of the superstar actor shows, he performed the risky stunt on Sunday but wound up limping afterwards after landing hard. It captures a tethered Cruise leaping to a building, hitting its side and then crawling over the top and running away.

The 55-year-old actor is well known for doing quite a few of his own stunts, including some notable moments in his past involving pretty scary situations.

Meanwhile, producer David Ellison previously revealed that Cruise has been "training for a year" for his role in "Mission: Impossible 6".


Seeing how Cruise is integral to such an action-heavy movie, his inability to work due to this injury could greatly affect the production process, similar to what happened with Harrison Ford after suffering an injury while filming The Force Awakens.

A request for comment from Cruise's rep wasn't immediately returned. We'll keep you updated as new information comes out.

"I was scared s--less", Cruise admitted of his "Mission: Impossible 5" stunt.

Mission: Impossible 6 is now expected to hit theaters on July 27, 2018.

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