WATCH: Tom Cruise's M: I 8 planes touch down in South Africa

WATCH: Tom Cruise's M: I 8 planes touch down in South Africa

Tom Tom is definitely enjoying his time in South Africa!

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We've been loving all the stories and chatter around Tom Cruise being in SA - and now we have more!

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Tom has described our beautiful country as “incredible and amazing”.

According to the Citizen, “It would be nice to live here,” the actor told a small group of people in Limpop.

Tom Tom was spotted in Hoedspruit, Limpopo.


Touchdown, South Africa!

What in the Ethan Hunte is Mr Cruise going to be doing in South Africa?

One of the most successful movies franchises has chosen South Africa as one of it's locations for the upcoming installment of the Mission Impossible movie franchise.

Looks like Tom Tom's M:I 8 planes have arrived in SA.


According to the South African, Tom, the cast, and crew are expected to be in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal from 6 February 2022 for three months.

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Delays in production and the logistical nightmare of travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mission: Impossible 7 will only be released in July 2023.

Mission: Impossible 8's release date is expected to be in June 2024.

Watch the trailer for Mission: Impossible 7 below:

The hugely successful movie franchise first debuted in 1996, leaving us all in awe of Uncle Tom's incredible stunts.

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Remember this? 

Despite the interesting - sometimes controversial - moments in his personal and religious affiliations to Scientology, Cruise has remained a fan favourite for his extraordinary roles and immense work ethic as an actor and artist - and we respect that!

One of the most impressive aspects of the franchise has always been his decision to ditch the idea of using stunt doubles for many of the action films major scenes - often landing him severe injuries.

He takes cruising for a bruising to a whole new level, right? If only we could still do some of the things we used to be able to do when we were younger - clearly Tom can.

Read more: Things we could do when we were younger that we can't do anymore

See you around KZN, Tom... if you ever need some friends to hang out with Stacey and J Sbu are here to take you to the hottest spots in town! #JustSaying #UseItDontUseIt

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