Cruise Talks M:I-7 Bike Stunt Dangers

Originally published on Dark Horizons by Garth Franklin

Tom Cruise keeps upping the game with the various “Mission: Impossible” films, the action calling for wilder and wilder practical stunts.

The productions utilise some of the best safety and stunt people in the world, nevertheless much of this stuff is still potentially dangerous – especially that done by Cruise himself.

As part of Empire magazine’s cover story on the upcoming seventh film in the franchise, Cruise says one specific stunt is the most dangerous of his career to date. Cruise talked about all the potential hazards of the scene, which involves a motorbike driving on a ramp and over a cliff with Cruise then parachuting away:

“If the wind was too strong, it would blow me off the ramp. The helicopter [filming the stunt] was a problem because I didn’t want to be hammering down that ramp at top speed and get hit by a stone. Or if I departed in

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