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Wade Eastwood

Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part One - The Biggest Stunt in Cinema History

Lexus "Men in Black"

Mission: Impossible - Fallout "Mountain Fall"

Prior to redefining the limits – and raising the bar – of action directing for mega franchises like Mission: Impossible, Jumanji, Men in Black and Jack Reacher, Wade himself was a real-life action hero.

Serving in the National Sea Rescue in his native South Africa, volunteering for air/sea operations, in addition to being an accomplished master diver, licensed skydiver, black belt in martial arts, gold awarded fencer, boxer, horse rider, licensed driver for Formula 3 – prototypes and sports cars – Wade was well-primed for his award-winning career as a stunt and action director.

From Chris Hemsworth fighting an alien ex-girlfriend with three arms in hand-to-hand-to-hand combat, to Tom Cruise gripping the side of a monstrous Airbus A400M, to the relentless helicopter-to-helicopter chase through the jagged mountain corridors of Kashmir, Wade’s deep understanding of the dramatic and emotional components of character-driven action have elevated the action sequences he has directed in all of his films including: the Mission: Impossible franchise (Rogue, Fallout, Dead Reckoning and 8) for which he won outstanding performance by a stunt ensemble at the SAG Awards, The Mummy, Inferno and Jack Reacher  to the apex of the modern action genre. 

Wade created and directed the action sequences for the upcoming final installment of the acclaimed Mission: Impossible blockbuster series with the yet to be retitled Mission: Impossible 8, once again starring Tom Cruise.