New Mission: Impossible trailer features the stunt that broke Tom Cruise’s ankle

Plus: Henry Cavill’s Superman-ruining facial hair!

Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible: Fallout

One of the biggest talking points around upcoming thriller sequel Mission Impossible: Fallout is an injury suffered by star Tom Cruise, with the 55-year-old actor breaking his ankle while performing one of the franchise’s trademark stunts.

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And now, that very accident is part of the film’s first full trailer, alongside other stunts including Cruise’s Ethan Hunt hanging from helicopters, battling a bearded Henry Cavill (sorry, Justice League), smashing into (and being smashed into by) motorbikes and generally having a very stressful weekend.

You can watch the footage below, and look out for that accident – it pops up near the end of the trailer, and shows Cruise jumping between two buildings only to smash into the side of one of them.

And here’s some behind-the-scenes footage for comparison…

Trust Tom Cruise to turn a nasty accident into a cinematic (and marketing) opportunity. We’re sure Hunt will take the requisite three weeks on crutches after his injury as well.

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Mission Impossible: Fallout will be released in UK cinemas on the 27th July