Henry Cavill grew a mustache in order to play the villain and was expected to shave it off for Justice League (2017) reshoots. However, Paramount would not allow this, meaning Warner Bros had to pay millions to have it digitally removed in post-production, making it the most expensive mustache in movie history.

This film was green-lit several days before the release of Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation (2015).

Jeremy Renner was expected to return, but couldn't, due of filming on Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and Untitled Avengers Movie (2019).

Tom Cruise trained for an entire year to perform a stunt in this film.

Jeremy Renner is not in this film, due to his commitment to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Henry Cavill replaced Tom Cruise for The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015).

Christopher McQuarrie is the first director in the franchise to direct more than one film.

Solomon Lane will be the first villain in the franchise to be in two films.

Tom Cruise and Ving Rhames are the only actors to appear in all six films. Simon Pegg has been in every movie since Mission: Impossible III (2006).

Rebecca Ferguson is the first actress in the franchise to appear twice in a leading role.

In June 2017, Tom Cruise, Michelle Monaghan, and Simon Pegg arrived in New Zealand to beginning filming scenes. It was Tom Cruise's first time there since filming The Last Samurai (2003).

Production was halted after Tom Cruise fell and broke his ankle during a stunt.

While filming, Tom Cruise was reported to have fractured his ankle in a stunt where he leaped from a building by a spokesman from Paramount Studios. This injury threatened delaying the release of the film.

The official trailer is set to come out March 2018.

This will be the second Mission: Impossible film for Rebecca Ferguson.

Michelle Monaghan third appearance in the MI franchise. She started off in MI:III as Julia. She was uncredited in Ghost protocol.

Henry Cavill is the second lead actor from The Tudors (2007) that appears in the Mission: Impossible franchise. Another is Jonathan Rhys Meyers, who appeared in Mission: Impossible III (2006).

Jeremy Renner and Henry Cavill have both played comic book superhero characters. Renner plays Clint Barton/Hawkeye in the Marvel Cinematic Universe while Cavill plays Clark Kent a.k.a. Superman in the DC Cinematic Universe.

The first Mission: Impossible film to be released in 3D.

Angela Bassett and Courtney B. Vance have co-starred with Tom Cruise, Bassett in Mission Impossible 6 (2018) and Vance in The Mummy (2017).

Will be the longest one. Rumored to be 140 mins long, which will make it the longest 'Mission: Impossible' to date.

Due to additional safety equipment and challenges with the weather in November, the production company sought permission for about 800 landings by helicopter on the cliff Preikestolen in Norway. A stunt is supposed to be performed there at almost 2000 feet (600 meters) above the fjord below.