Director Christopher McQuarrie posted on social media on Tuesday (November 19) to make the announcement, sharing an image of the actress.
He captioned the post: “@pom.klementieff, how do you say femme fatale in French? #MI78”
In response, Pom herself shared the same image and wrote: “@christophermcquarrie Mischief: Accepted #MI78”
Since her breakout Marvel role as Mantis in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Pom has appeared in Ingrid Goes West and she’ll also star in Adam Sandler’s upcoming comedy drama Uncut Gems.
She was also in the Black Mirror series 5 episode ‘Striking Vipers’, which saw her reunited with Avengers castmate Anthony Mackey.
McQuarrie is returning to write and direct the seventh and eighth Mission: Impossible movies, which will be shot back-to-back. Hayley Atwell is also on board to star. Plus Tom Cruise, obvs.
M:I 7 will be released on July 23, 2021 and M:I 8 will be released a year later on August 5, 2022. Guardians of the Galaxy vol 1 and vol 2 are available now.
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