Ilsa! We were rooting for you! The former double agent may be struggling with her issues of loyalty again, as she and Ethan have a delightfully tense face-off in the streets of Paris. She may have a machine gun and a motorcycle, but she is still standing up against Ethan in a car, and he has no qualms with running her over — which may indict him more than her.

If that injection didn’t kill Solomon Lane, this flood of water certainly will. In a very cool shot, Lane’s cell gets flooded with a wave of water, though we admittedly don’t see what happens in the aftermath. Is this Ethan and the IMF team’s original mission? To save Solomon from a planned assassination so that he can go on trial? Or foil an attempted breakout?

Thus begins the montage of what I like to call “Tom Cruise taking the movie title too literally.” The trailer flashes through a series of stunts that Cruise performed for this film, mainly involving Ethan Hunt crashing and/or falling into objects. It’s a lot.

Who is Ethan Hunt trying to attack before he is held back by Luther (Ving Rhames)? Judging by the hair, it looks like a woman in that hospital bed — perhaps Ilsa? Or someone else entirely who could be blamed for his current predicament?

In a fast-paced fight scene, Ethan Hunt and August Walker are fighting a team of East Asian agents. So this could take place before Ethan Hunt “turns,” or later when the two of them make an inevitable begrudging alliance. Because who can resist Henry Cavill’s beard?

Again, here is August Walker with Ethan Hunt’s IMF team, and an unidentified person in the passenger seat with a bag over their head. But judging by the straitjacket that the person is wearing, it is likely Solomon Walker. It’s becoming increasingly clear that he plays a pivotal part in this nuclear threat, and perhaps has information that the CIA and IMF need.

Vanessa Kirby is playing a lounge singer who seems to moonlight as an agent of sorts — perhaps infiltrating the nefarious organization that now holds the plutonium. Later in this scene, we see that coveted case of plutonium in this same room as Ethan Hunt walks through. I’m not sure yet if this room is on the side of the government or some villainous organization.

We finally see Michelle Monaghan return to the Mission: Impossible franchise as Ethan’s oft-damseled wife Julia! It seems like she won’t take part of any of the action, simply asking Luther how Ethan has been doing.

There it is, the highly anticipated helicopter stunt! It involves Ethan climbing up a rope hanging from the helicopter while it is in flight, and taking over piloting. This stunt seems to be part of a larger sequence where he is being chased by August Walker, who has his own flying craft…only he is armed with a machine gun.

I included this brief cutaway scene from the montage of Cruise’s stunts because I found it hilarious, a moment where the movie winks at the franchise’s own penchant for going overboard with its action sequences. “What the hell is he doing?” Ilsa asks, bewildered. “I find it best not to look,” Benji (Simon Pegg) replies, which is a wonderfully self-aware moment.

Finally, here’s August Walker in full-on Big Bad mode, ostensibly shooting at Ethan Hunt as he desperately tries to comandeer and pilot a helicopter. The trailer has been intriguingly vague about whether August will be the true villain of the movie, so it’s possible that we could be fooled into thinking he’s Ethan’s foe through a series of clever editing tricks and red herrings. He’s the one, after all, who casts doubt over Ethan’s loyalties, asking, “How many times has Hunt’s government betrayed him, disavowed him, cast him aside? How long before a man like that has had enough?”

Mission Impossible – Fallout hits theaters on July 27, 2018.

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