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Tom Cruise’s ‘Mission Impossible 7’ halted due to coronavirus fears in Italy

Reports reaching our news desk revealed that Hollywood movies joined the list of sectors encoutering financial losses due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus just after after “Paramount Pictures” suspended a 3-week ‘Mission Impossible 7’ filming  in Venice following the Italian government’s ban on public gatherings.

It was further revealed that the  movie production company announced on Tuesday that it was cancelling the shoot of the much anticipated movie out of  “an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of our cast and crew”.
In a statement revealed by the studio : “Out of an abundance of caution for the safety and well-being of our cast and crew, and the efforts of the local Venetian government to halt public gatherings in response to the threat of coronavirus, we are altering the production plan for our three-week shoot in Venice, the scheduled first leg of an extensive production for Mission: Impossible 7.
“During this hiatus we want to be mindful of the concerns of the crew and are allowing them to return home until production starts.
“We will continue to monitor this situation, and work alongside health and government officials as it evolves.”
It was also revealed that  Hollywood legend “Tom Cruise, 57, was not in Italy for  the movie shot which was due for release in July next year but it is not known whether the pause in filming will alter that date.
The ‘Mission: Impossible’ franchise movie featuring “Tom Cruise” is believed to be one of America’s most successful action spy films raking in $3.57 billion for all six releases. The upcoming installment is scheduled to be released in the UK on July 23rd, 2021.
The suspended announcement comes in following the seventh dead person of coronavirus in Italy on Monday (24 February) and the number of confirmed cases in the country rose to 229.

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