Tom Cruise to film Mission: Impossible 5 in UK Parliament

The Top Gun actor has been given access to film inside the prestigious London landmark

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Tom Cruise to film Mission: Impossible 5 in UK Parliament
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Tom Cruise’s M:I5 will film inside London’s UK Parliament, shortly after Meryl Streep’s new movie Suffragette was granted access to the iconic site.

Until this year, filming inside the House of Commons was forbidden. However, it’s believed that filming inside and outside the historic London landmark will help pay for Parliament’s running costs.

Mission: Impossible 5 movie execs are also trying to bag more iconic filming locations in the capital, including the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, the Shard at London Bridge and the Emirates Airline Thames cable car in Greenwich.

A source close to the production told The Sun: ''A few items are set to be filmed around London, including a motorbike chase down The Mall, followed by a boat chase scene along The Thames. They are also going to do some work around the Emirates Cable Cars.''

Before London, it’s rumoured that  the M:I5 cast and crew will be filming on the tropical Canary Island of Tenerife.

Shaun of the Dead actor Simon Pegg  and Hurt Locker actor Jeremy Renner will reprise their roles in the new movie as IMF field agents Benji Dunn and William Brandt.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, released in 2011, became the highest-grossing Mission: Impossible movie in the franchise. The fifth instalment will be released in December 2015.


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