In the new Mission: Impossible trailer, Tom Cruise could really use Link’s glider

A man dressed in all black sitting on a motorcycle parked by the edge of a steep cliff high above a grassy canyon dense with trees.
Ethan hunt gazing over the side of a cliff. | Paramount

Even now, just a couple of months before its release, it’s hard to tell just what Ethan Hunt and the gang are all going on about in Paramount’s overly punctuated Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One. In the movie’s latest trailer, trying to save (or in some cases, destroy) the world seems to be synonymous with risking one’s life while doing absurd stunts, which makes sense for the franchise. But watching Ethan Hunt jump from all these great heights, it’s hard not to want to see him pull out a glider to descend from the sky rather than bank on the plot armor we all know is going to keep him from falling to his death.

The last thing Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) wants is for any of his allies to lose their lives as they team up to take…

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