Superman Henry Cavill joins 'Mission: Impossible 6'

Plot subtle elements are still under wraps however sources say Henry Cavill would play some kind of right hand man to the leader of the International Monetary Fund.

Henry Cavill is joining Tom Cruise for the sixth installment of Mission: Impossible.

That's right - Cavill has accepted a role in the upcoming sixth Mission: Impossible film, Deadline reports.

The Superman star said he would accept, but "only if I get to fly for real".

"McQuarrie then wrote: "@henrycavill I do believe I specified practical stunts. In the comments of director Christopher McQuarrie's Instagram, of course! I'm in!" to which McQuarrie replied, "Outstanding.

Plot details have not yet been disclosed but sources say Cavill will play the right-hand to the head of Cruise's unit, Variety reported.

"Mission: Impossible 6" will see McQuarrie return as director and writer after he previously made his franchise debut on 2015's fifth instalment "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation".

Cavill's role in "Mission: Impossible 6" is still kept under wraps, but sources say that he may play the right hand man of the head of the International Monetary Fund.

He will join Tom Cruise in the Paramount Pictures and Skydance sequel, which will also see the return of Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, and Jeremy Renner.

Cavill's upcoming movies include "Justice League" and "Man of Steel 2", in which he will reprise his role as Superman.

"Mission: Impossible 6" is expected to hit theatres in July 2018.

  • Salvatore Jensen