NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 06: Tom Cruise attends "The Mummy" Fan Event at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on June 6, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Donna Ward/WireImage)

Mission: Impossible 7 cast and crew are preparing to resume filming in September, assistant director Tommy Gormley said on BBC Radio 4 program Today on Tuesday . In February, production of the film had to be halted due to the corona crisis.

Gormley said on Tuesday after the publication of the British Film Commission’s safety protocols that he was “convinced” that the employees would be able to get back to work and that the seventh part could be completed by May 2021.

Filming was initially planned in February and March in the Italian city of Venice. However, because at least 150 coronavirus infections had been detected in Italy at that time, production was halted.

“We hope to start filming again in September. We had only been shooting in Venice for a few days. We were at the epicenter when it all started, so we had to stop four or five days before shooting,” Gormley said.

“We hope to be able to start again in September. We hope to visit all the countries we had planned. And we want to record a large part in the studio in the UK. We now want to start from September to the end of April or the beginning of May. the film work. We are convinced we can do this. “

Cruise will once again star as Secret Agent Ethan Hunt in the seventh installment of the Mission: Impossible series. The sequel to the 2018 film Mission: Impossible – Fallout is currently not being worked on Director Christopher McQuarrie is also working on the eighth part.