It turns out the Mission: Impossible
franchise almost went in a very different direction, right before it turned into one of the best franchises currently going in Hollywood right now. Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, the fourth entry in the long-running franchise, came out in 2011 and, when combined with Rogue Nation and Fallout
, makes for a stunning trilogy. However, Tom Cruise
almost took a step back and handed off the series to a new actor.
This comes from cinematographer Robert Elswit
, who worked on the movie in question. He made the reveal in a recent interview and, originally, Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt
was going to take over as the new Imf
Secretary, paving the way for someone else to become the face of the franchise in the future. Here's what Elswit had to say about it.
"The original version of Ghost Protocol, most of the people involved probably wouldn't speak about this,