Cruise News Hurtigruten Cruise Line Rents Out Two Ships for Tom Cruise Mission Impossible Movie

Cruise Line Rents Out Two Ships for Tom Cruise Mission Impossible Movie

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Cruise Hive Weekly News: September 25, 2020

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Tom Cruise has actually gone ahead and hired two cruise ships so that filming can be completed on his seventh Mission Impossible movie.

Nothing is Impossible for Tom Cruise!

Filming for the seventh Mission Impossible movie which stars Tom Cruise can finally wrap up soon thanks two Hurtigruten. The expedition cruise line has rented out two cruise ships to the movie production company Truenorth.

According to Norway Today, Tom Cruise is not prepared for any further delays on his seventh Mission impossible movie so has gone ahead with Truenorth to hire the MS Vesteralen and MS Fridtjof Nansen from Norwegian-based Hurtigruten.

The vessels are being rented out from the end of August until the end of September 2020 and it is believed the ships will house the filming crew and maybe even Tom Cruise himself! Truenorth has not detailed what the ships will specifically used for.

However, the Counselor of Stranda municipality has confirmed the MS Fridtjof Nansen that is docked in Hellesylt at the moment will be used as a hotel ship for the crew during filming. There will apparently be around 200 international and another 200 Norwegian workers involved in the filming.

The yet to be named seventh Mission Impossible movie is scheduled to be released in the U.S. on November 19, 2021, but if filming can’t be completed the release could have been delayed. The movie is being directed by Christopher McQuarrie and of course, is starring Tom Cruise along with Simon Pegg, Ving Rhames, Henry Czemy, Rebecca Ferguson, and Vanessa Kirby.

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MS Fridtjof Nansen is one of the newer class vessels operated by Hurtigruten. The ship is 20,889 gross tons and has a guest capacity of over 500. MS Vesteralen is much older and was built in 1983 with a gross tonnage of 6,261 and a guest capacity of 490.

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