Nick Offerman Joins Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning

The comedy star finally breaks the silence about joining up with Tom Cruise for the latest Mission: Impossible movie out this year.

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Nick Offerman will be joining the already massive cast for the upcoming Mission: Impossible sequel, Dead Reckoning. Offerman made a name for himself playing Ron Swanson on the NBC hit Parks and Rec and will star in the upcoming Amazon Prime series, A League of Their Own.

Writer/director Christopher McQuarrie took to Twitter with the announcement saying that the cast has grown and will talk more about it on the 200th episode of the Light the Fuse podcast. Joining Offerman will be Janet McTeer (Ozark)--both roles remain unknown.

McQuarrie also posted a preview of the upcoming episode of the podcast, which will go live on August 3.

"Nick is quite literally drinking from the firehose, getting his first full bore Mission: Impossible seeing-how-the-sausage-is-made," McQuarrie said on the podcast.

"It's really fun and fascinating. There's a handful of very high caliber actors that I’m getting to work with as well as the lead guy, and getting to toss the ball around is incredible," Offerman said. "Getting to watch them deal with the fire hose technique is fascinating because everybody brings a great deal of elan and panache and years of experience. And watching McQ and Tom do their thing, you can't really describe it to people. You have to be there. I've never seen anything like it. It's like they're painting an incredible mural and we're all the paints."

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One will hit theaters first on July 14, 2023, before Offerman's debut in the second part, which will arrive in 2024.

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