Henry Czerny will return as Eugene Kittridge for two new 'Mission: Impossible' movies

Actor Henry Czerny , who appeared in the first film of Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible, will return for the seventh and eighth installment of the franchise. The 60-year-old actor will repeat his character Eugene Kittridge, the former director of Impossible Mission Force.

The announcement was made by the filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie in Twitter .

You can't escape the past ... # MI7MI8, the director wrote next to Czerny's photo.

Cruise, who has earned a reputation for performing some of the most challenging stunts of death in the franchise, will return as Ethan Hunt.

Actors Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson are expected to repeat their respective characters in the new films.

They will be joined by newcomers: Nicholas Hoult, Shea Whigham, Hayley Atwell & Pom Klementieff .

An entertainment house will premiere the next movie 'Mission: Impossible' for July 23, 2021.