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Tom Cruise just keeps hurting himself on the set of Mission: Impossible 6

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Proving that there’s no mission quite so impossible as trying to finish a big-budget action movie when your star keeps slamming his brittle, 55-year-old man bones into the scenery, ScreenCrush is reporting that Tom Cruise may have once again dinged himself up on the set of Mission Impossible 6. The film just recently started back up production this week, after Cruise—who’s notorious for doing as many of his own stunts as possible—smashed up his ankle in a motorcycle crash back in August. But TMZ caught footage today of what appears to be another biffed stunt, leading us to (possibly preemptively) declare this whole thing just doomed as all get out.


Admittedly, this latest M:I6 mishap appears to be a lot less dramatic than a motorcycle crash; Cruise, attempting to leap out a window, appears to mis-step and trip. But while there’s later footage of Cruise coming back and successfully making the jump, according to TMZ, he was later spotted on crutches on the film’s set. It’s not clear if Cruise re-injured his ankle during the accident,or if he’s simply playing “better safe than sorry,” given the ways his previous accident already put pressure on the film’s efforts to make its July 27, 2018 release date. (Cue theme song.)

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