Tom Cruise says his ankle is 'still broken'

Updated: Jan 29, 2018, 12:47 IST | PTI

Tom Cruise has opened up about his injury on the sets of his upcoming film Mission Impossible - Fallout

Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise has opened up about his injury on the sets of his upcoming film Mission Impossible - Fallout. The actor recently appeared on The Graham Norton Show, where he talked about filming for a stunt during which he broke his ankle. "It's still broken, but I'm doing well. It's not fully healed, but we're shooting," Cruise said. He was accompanied by his co-stars from the film -- Rebecca Ferguson, Henry Cavill, and Simon Pegg. Cruise also shared the footage from the stunt that was captured on set from three different cameras.

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"I'm wearing two wires. They're basically just safety wires because I go at a full tilt and I'm sprinting as hard as I can and I hit the side of the wall and that's the stunt," he said. In one shot, it appears he face-planted into the concrete building. However, in the third and the most-disturbing clip, Cruise's foot can be seen slamming at an extreme angle.

"I didn't want to do it again. I knew instantly it was broken," Cruise said. Directed by Christopher McQuarrie, the sixth installment of the popular franchise will arrive in cinemas on July 27.

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