Tom Cruise drives a motorbike in Rome for Mission Impossible 7

Tom Cruise is every inch the daring stuntman as he speeds through the streets of Rome on a motorbike to film Mission Impossible 7

He has thrown himself into filming the latest instalment in the high-octane and iconic film franchise.

And Tom Cruise was every inch the stuntman as he got onto a motorbike to speed through the streets of Rome while filming intense scenes for Mission Impossible 7 on Saturday.

The Hollywood legend, 58, transformed into Ethan Hunt in a white shirt and a grey waistcoat, and a metallic tie. 

Daredevil: Tom Cruise was every inch the daring stuntman as he sped through the streets of Rome on a motorbike to film Mission Impossible 7 on Friday

He completed his look by wearing a pair of matching grey trousers, while he stepped out in a pair of black ankle boots.

Tom was seen riding on a bike that had been kitted out to look like a police vehicle, suggesting his character had procured it for the chase.

A police car was also seen on set, and it was rigged with a camera on the roof to film both the person in the car and Tom as he drove past.

After shooting the intense scenes, Tom was seen chatting with the crew as he prepared to set off for another take.

Dapper: The Hollywood legend, 58, transformed into Ethan Hunt in a white shirt and a grey waistcoat, and a metallic tie


Suited and booted: Tom completed his look by wearing a pair of matching grey trousers, while he stepped out in a pair of black ankle boots

In character: Tom was seen riding on a bike that had been kitted out to look like a police vehicle, suggesting his character had procured it for the chase


Taking a breather: After shooting the intense scenes, Tom was seen chatting with the crew as he prepared to set off for another take

In good spirits: Tom could be seen smiling to himself while waiting to shoot the next scene

Tom has been spotted filming many exciting scenes in the last few months, including taking on motorbike jumps, parachuting and riding on top of moving trains while on set in Norway.

Filming for the upcoming action movie was halted in Italy earlier this year after cases of coronavirus rose sharply. 

The crew and actors have been in Norway filming ever since, before returning to the Italian capital earlier this week to continue with scenes.

Friendly: Tom was seen waving at fans as they watched him film the car chase scene


Skilled: Tom stood on the motorbike with ease as he drove through the Italian capital

Getting into the zone: Tom was seen wearing a serious expression as he did a take


Chase: Tom was seen following a police vehicle for the scene

Exciting: A police car was also seen on set, and it was rigged with a camera on the roof to film both the person in the car and Tom as he drove past

Daring-do: Tom has been spotted filming many exciting scenes in the last few months, like taking on motorbike jumps, parachuting and riding on top of moving trains in Norway


Pushed back: Filming was already delayed for five months after COVID-19 spread across Italy, where production had been based in March, leading the release pushed to November 2021

Earlier this summer it was reported that Cruise hired a £500,000 ship for the film’s crew in Norway to avoid any coronavirus-related delays. 

Filming was already delayed for five months after COVID-19 spread across Italy, where production had been based in March, leading the release date to be pushed back to November 2021. 

‘They are terrified of further delays. Tom is determined not to see any more hold-ups. The studio believes it will keep everyone safe and get this shoot wrapped up’, a source told The Sun earlier this summer.

Tough call: Filming for the upcoming action movie was halted in Italy earlier this year after cases of coronavirus rose sharply


Making the best of it: The crew and actors have been in Norway filming ever since, before returning to the Italian capital earlier this week to continue with scenes

Safety first: Tom kept a face mask on while he wasn’t filming


Meaning business: Tom was seen going back and forth from the set

There he is! Simon Pegg was also seen out on set with Tom


Keeping it cool: During a take Tom clearly meant business as he made his way to Simon

Let’s go! Simon was seen bursting through the van doors to let Tom know he could come in during a take


Rolling! The camera crew were seen filming Tom as he walked outside

Deep in conversation: Tom and Christopher chatted away during a scene

It was recently claimed that Tom was ‘exempt from Norway’s quarantine rules’ as he restarted filming in the Scandinavian country.   

The media personality revealed how ‘excited’ he was to start shooting the latest instalment of the franchise in a phone call with Norway’s Minister of Culture Abid Raja.    

Mission Impossible 7 will be released on November 19, 2021.

Tense: Tom was seen running through the capital while handcuffed to a steering wheel


Preparing: Tom was seen getting into the zone for filming the scenes

Going for it: Tom ran towards an open van during the scene


One to watch: Mission Impossible 7 will be released on November 19, 2021

 Cut! After getting a take, Tom and Simon were seen stepping out the van


Yum! Simon was seen quickly eating a sandwich in between takes

In character: Simon was seen waiting for Tom during the scene

Chatty: Tom talked away with Christopher as they discussed a scene


Heading out: Tom and Christopher walked side by side to the next spot

Following guidelines: Tom, Christopher and the rest of the crew wore face masks at all times


Speed machine: Tom looked effortlessly cool as he made his way down the street on his motorbike

Ready to go! Simon Pegg was also spotted on set and looked dapper in a brown waistcoat and blue shirt

Direction: An extensive crew was spotted on set of the new film which is expected to be released next November 



In the zone: Tom looked like he was very much in control on the motorbike


In control: Tom wore a grey suit with a matching waistcoat and tie over a blue shirt for the dramatic scenes 

Taking over: The crew had closed off a huge part of central Rome to do the filming 

Hit the gas! He looked relaxed on the Italian police motorbike and donned a black face mask for filming

Hungry? Simon was spotted enjoying a spot of lunch as he took a break from filming on set 

Stunt man: Tom Cruise rode a police motorbike in Rome on the set of Mission Impossible 7 on Saturday


Speedy: He looked like he was having a great time as he filmed the high-speed scenes near some of Rome’s famous landmarks

Precautions: Tom has been filming scenes for the upcoming film in in Rome this week after filming moved back there from Norway 

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