Tom Cruise was injured while filming a stunt on the set of “Mission: Impossible 6.” According to reports, he broke two bones in his ankle, and possibly his hip as well, while performing a stunt for the next “Mission Impossible” film. Because of the injuries he suffered are worse than previously believed, the filming for the action movie will be delayed for three to four months until he fully recovers.

What is the stunt he tried performing?

The possible break will take Tom Cruise a few months to recover from. What was the stunt that caused injuries to the “Mission Impossible” actor? The actor was jumping rooftops in London for an action packed scene.

Although he was harnessed while jumping, he missed his mark and slammed his ankle into the side of the building. Shortly after his injury, photos of Cruise invaded the internet.

It is well-known in the industry that Cruise does his own stunts for almost every action movie he makes. This last accident could change all that. The actor is currently resting until he heals completely. Considering he is the lead actor, there is nothing the Production team can do until he’s back in action.

This report had fans worried that he might discontinue performing his own stunts. However, an insider told Hollywood Life that the 55-year-old actor will continue to do his own stunts in his future films. Although Cruise is a little beat-up from the accident, he is not showing any signs that his skills will be curtailed.

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The actor does not consider the accident to be a hindrance for doing his own stunts in the future. Instead, he considers it to have been just a bad day at work.

Christopher McQuarrie, the writer and director of "Mission: Impossible 6" also revealed that Cruise is continuously doing well with his injuries and is ready to make a come back a few months from now.

How long will the filming be?

Mission: Impossible 6” is due to be finished by October. With the lead actor’s need to rest for three more months, the shooting is targeted to be finished by either February or March next year. However, there are also complications with the schedules of the other members of the cast which includes Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg, and Rebecca Ferguson, who are all scheduled to start filming for other films.

Cruise is also expected to begin filming the sequel to the 1986 “Top Gun” film where he will reprise his role as Maverick. As of the moment, there is no exact time frame when he will start filming for “Mission: Impossible 6” again. The delay in filming could cause the film to be pushed back to 2019.