‘Mission Impossible’ Adds Angela Bassett To Franchise

by Krystal Franklin

May 23, 2017

Academy Award winner Angela Bassett has joined the cast of Mission: Impossible 6 as the newest Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director.  Although the sixth installment still has no official title, it will see the return of Tom Cruise.

Following Mission, Bassett will head straight to 20th Century Fox’s upcoming 911 series in which she stars and serves as executive producer. She recently wrapped work on Disney/Marvel’s Black Panther, starring Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Chadwick Boseman and Danai Gurira, due out February 18.

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

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