Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell film Mission Impossible 7 in Rome

Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell share a giggle as they get to work filming car scenes on set of Mission Impossible 7 in Rome

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

And Tom Cruise appeared to be in good spirits as he got to work on set with Hayley Atwell to film new scenes for Mission Impossible 7 in a car through Rome on Friday.

The Hollywood legend, 58, transformed into Ethan Hunt in a white shirt and a grey waistcoat, and he was seen enjoying a laugh with the actress, 38, in between takes.

Amused: Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell enjoyed a laugh together as they got to work filming car scenes on set of Mission Impossible 7 in Rome on Friday

Hayley could be seen wiping her eyes as she cried tears of laughter while spending time filming with Tom in the car, which had been rigged up with camera gear especially for the scene.

A man was sat in a makeshift seat in front of the bumper, wearing a helmet and using his own steering wheel, he appeared to be operating the car as cameras filmed the pair from multiple angles.

For the film, Tom and Hayley were seen driving around town multiple times, before they stepped out and relaxed with the crew while wearing face masks to protect themselves amid the coronavirus crisis.

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. 


What a set-up: A man was sat in a makeshift seat in front of the bumper, wearing a helmet and using his own steering wheel, he appeared to be operating the car as cameras filmed the pair



Dapper: The Hollywood legend, 58, transformed into Ethan Hunt in a white shirt and a grey waistcoat, and he was seen enjoying a laugh with the actress, 38, in between takes


Easy does it: Tom and Hayley were driven around by the man sat in front of the bumper as they filmed their scenes together

Pals: Tom and Hayley appeared to be in great spirits as they laughed together on set


Animated: Hayley appeared to be relaying a particularly interesting story in between takes



Relaxed: Tom was seen sticking his arm out the window after they filmed a scene


Following the rules: Tom was seen with his mask on whenever he was not filming a scene

Enthusiastic: Hayley was seen waving at avid fans as they stood by the set as filming continued



Giddy: The acting duo were delighted with a take as they smiled and waves at onlookers

Tom and Hayley were then seen stepping into a black doorless car to film different scenes, including a high-octane car chase scene.

Seemingly continuing to film scenes like they had done on Tuesday, the pair were handcuffed together as they took to the streets. 

During the intense scenes, Hayley was seen gripping onto him in apparent terror as they filmed a gritty scene. 

The star, who is renowned for doing his own stunts, looked focused as he drove the car through the winding streets of Rome in the latest dramatic scene. 


Changing it up: Tom and Hayley were seen getting into a different car for another scene



Car chase: Seemingly continuing to film scenes like they had done on Tuesday, the pair were handcuffed together as they took to the streets


Hold on! During the intense scenes, Hayley was seen gripping onto him in apparent terror as they filmed a gritty scene

 



In character: The star, who is renowned for doing his own stunts, looked focused as he drove the car through the winding streets of Rome in the latest dramatic scene


Stroll: Tom was seen walking through the city as he made his way to another part of set



Friendly: Tom was seen saying hi to fans as he headed to the next place where they were going to be filming


Relaxed: Tom appeared to be in good spirits as he walked amongst the crowds

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.

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. 


Busy schedule: The crew were seen surrounding the car as they finished one take

Stuntman: 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


Speeding away: The driver was seen speeding through the streets as the pairs acted away



Decisions: 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

Discussion: Tom was seen with director Christopher McQuarrie in between takes



Busy bees: Tom was seen chatting with the crew as they set up the shot

Impressive wheels! Tom was in the driving seat with Hayley sat next to him as they filmed the scenes in Rome on Friday

Tech: The car was covered in filming equipment so the camera crew could capture all the drama of the scenes 

All smiles! The pair looked to be in a great mood as they laughed and joked around in the car as they filmed in Rome

Here we go! Tom and Hayley looked in the zone as they drove around in the vintage yellow car together

‘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.

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.



Friendly: Tom was seen waving at fans as he waited to shoot the next scene

Return: Filming for the upcoming action movie was halted in Italy earlier this year after cases of coronavirus rose sharply, but they have since come back


Supercar: Another black car was seen out on set, seemingly involved in a car crash with the yellow car that Tom and Hayley were in



Ready to go: An array of cars were brought out on set as they got to work on the new scenes

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

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