The day by day gossip: July 5, 2023

Your mission, must you select to just accept it, is to get your hip changed. Tom Cruise advised the Sydney Morning Herald he has no plans to retire the “Mission: Unimaginable” franchise anytime quickly and, in truth, hopes to nonetheless be enjoying Ethan Hunt when he is 80. This got here up whereas Cruise, 61, was praising 80-year-old Harrison Ford for nonetheless making “Indiana Jones” films. “Harrison Ford is a legend; I hope to be nonetheless going; I’ve obtained 20 years to meet up with him,” Cruise mentioned. “I hope to maintain making ‘Mission: Unimaginable’ movies till I am his age.” That is even though “Mission: Unimaginable — Lifeless Reckoning Half Two,” the follow-up to this month’s “Half One,” was deliberate because the “sendoff” for Cruise’s character, per Selection. Nonetheless, director Christopher McQuarrie lately confirmed to Fandango that “Lifeless Reckoning” will not finish the franchise. To be honest, if Ethan Hunt is the American model of James Bond, what might be extra American than being unable to retire?