Mar 20, 2017 07:55 PM EDT

'Mission Impossible 6' Release Date, News & Update: 'Mission Impossible' Sequel To Star 'Superman' Actor; Henry Cavill As Tom Cruise's Right Hand

Henry Cavil will share the screen with Tom Cruise in "Mission Impossible 6."

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Henry Cavil will share the screen with Tom Cruise in "Mission Impossible 6."

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The July 18's release date of "Mission Impossible" is expected to be big and it tends to become bigger as the "Batman vs Superman" actor confirmed its role in the sequel. Henry Cavill will share the screen with Tom Cruise in "Mission Impossible 6."

Apparently, Christopher McQuarrie, the "Mission Impossible 6" director, had confirmed the rumors on his own Instagram account. "Say, @henrycavill. Had a thought. Curious if you're interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible. No pressure," McQuarrie confirmed as quoted by CTV News. This was after all the speculations that the Henry Cavill will join the set of Tom Cruise's anticipated movie.

"Mission Impossible 6" will not only star Tom Cruise and Henry Cavill but also Rebecca Ferguson and Jeremy Renner. Although the "Man of Steel" lead actor's role wasn't confirmed, it was speculated that he will not be an antagonist. Instead, he will be Ethan Hunt's right hand as he fulfills his mission.

Meanwhile, Celebeat reported that aside from his expected role in "Mission Impossible 6," "The Man from U.N.C.L.E" star expressed his desire to be one of the world's most famous movie character, James Bond. As Daniel Craig's retirement's speculation from the franchise movie grows, various actors have unveiled their dream of having the role, and this includes the star of "Superman."

Henry Cavill, who is expected to appear with Tom Cruise in the upcoming "Mission Impossible 6," says that he "would love to" be the next James Bond. It seems like his busy schedule would not stop him from having another role. Moreover, the "Justice League" star has teased fans with a Green Lantern Cameo as a hint to the next Justice League movie.

Are you excited about Henry Cavill's appearance in "Mission Impossible 6?" Stay tuned for more news and updates about "Mission Impossible 6" here on EnStars!

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