When a bomb destroys the Kremlin, the IMF is blamed and its members labeled as terrorists intent on inciting a global nuclear war. Ethan Hunt and his team must unravel the conspiracy.
Last week, I was invited to Washington D.C. to take part in a special press event for Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, which debuts on Blu-ray and DVD April 17. The event took place at the International Spy Museum, right in the heart of our nation's capital, which is quite an amazing facility that I highly recommend visiting if you ever find yourself within the Beltway.
Director Brad Bird was on hand for a Q&A session with the press, but first off, I got to sit down, one-on-one, with Dale Shelton, who served as a weapons consultant on the sequel. He was responsible for high-tech gadgets such as the biometrics readers, facial recognition, thermal imaging, night vision, and other devices. Check out our exclusive video, then read on to see what Brad Bird had to say about this blockbuster.Read More
We have an exclusive featurette from the upcoming home video release Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, which debuts on Blu-ray and DVD April 17. Go behind-the-scenes to watch an orchestra compose the score for Tom Cruise's thrilling climb of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world. Check it out!
Blamed for the terrorist bombing of the Kremlin, IMF operative Ethan Hunt is disavowed along with the rest of the agency when the President initiates "Ghost Protocol." Left without any resources or backup, Ethan must find a way to clear his agency's name and prevent another attack. To complicate matters further, Ethan is forced to embark on this mission with a team of fellow IMF fugitives whose personal motives he does not fully know. Tom Cruise returns in the starring role as Ethan Hunt and is joined by an international cast that includes Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Josh Holloway, Anil Kapoor and Léa Seydoux.Read More
Called "a powerful thrill ride that is simultaneously gritty and dazzling" (Claudia Puig, USA Today) the global smash hit Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol explodes onto Blu-ray and DVD (both with UltraViolet), On Demand and Digital Download April 17, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Boasting "a bullet train of action and an arsenal of cool gadgets" (David Germain, Associated Press), Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol delivers non-stop thrills and breathtaking stunts, including a dizzying ascent up the world's tallest building that Roger Ebert called "one of the most spellbinding stretches of film I've seen." The extraordinary Tom Cruise returns as IMF agent Ethan Hunt, along with an exceptional cast of actors including Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker), Simon Pegg (Star Trek), Paula Patton (Precious) and Michael Nyqvist (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). With a worldwide box office take of more than $650 million, Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol is the must-own action-thriller of the year.
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol will be available in a Limited Edition three-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack bursting with over two hours of special features that whisk viewers away to exotic locations in pursuit of the global production, disclose how the thrilling action sequences were captured, reveal the secrets of the life masks and other cool props, and much, much more. The film will also be available as a two-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and as a single-disc DVD, each with select special features. All Blu-ray and DVD releases available for purchase will be enabled with UltraViolet, a new way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them - reliably and securely - to a variety of devices.Read More
IMAX Corporation and Paramount Pictures today announced that Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol The IMAX Experience, has grossed $46.1 million in IMAX theatres worldwide since the film began its early IMAX previews through Monday, January 2, 2012. The film has generated approximately $33.1 million domestically and approximately $13.0 million internationally in IMAX theatres. For the four day weekend, the film generated approximately $6.1 million domestically in IMAX theatres and generated approximately $2.7 million internationally in IMAX theatres. To date, the film has an overall gross of $367 million worldwide.
IMAX commented that worldwide gross box office for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 was approximately $98 million ($54.3 million domestically and $43.7 million internationally).Read More
Fan favorite Simon Pegg returns as tech expert Benji Dunn in the Brad Bird directed sequel Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, starring Tom Cruise as IMF Agent Ethan Hunt. This fourth film in the franchise launched on IMAX screens last weekend. On December 21, it comes to the rest of the screens in America. To celebrate the wide release of Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, Paulington James Christensen III chatted with Simon Pegg about the term reboot in regards to this latest entry in the series, the actor's traumatized dog, and what his initial thoughts were about the new title. Check out our exclusive interview below.
Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol was released December 21st, 2011.Read More
IMAX Corporation and Paramount Pictures today announced that Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol The IMAX Experience, earned approximately $14 million at the box office in IMAX theaters worldwide during its opening weekend. Domestically, the film generated $10.5 million on 300 IMAX screens, for an IMAX per-screen average of $35,000. Internationally, it generated $3.4 million on 89 IMAX screens, for an IMAX per-screen average of $38,200. The film surpassed the previous December opening box office records set by Tron: Legacy. Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol The IMAX Experience is set to open on 112 additional IMAX theatres in various territories, including China and the UK.
The IMAX release of this fourth installment of Mission: Impossible features approximately 30 minutes of scenes filmed with IMAX cameras. Exclusively in IMAX, these sequences expand to fill the entire screen, and further immerse the audience in the explosive action and vast scope of the film. One featured sequence includes the unbelievable stunt performed by Tom Cruise as he scaled the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai, providing an up-close, you-are-there experience as only IMAX can.Read More