Rebecca Ferguson plays the role of Agent Ilsa Faust in the Mission: Impossible Franchise. She first appeared in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ (2015). Since then she has appeared in subsequent sequels, including ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ (2018) and the upcoming ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One’.
‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One’ is a sub-part of the supposed finale of Tom Cruise’s Ethan Hunt Movies. There have been speculations that the 7th and 8th installments of the franchise could be the last of Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt. ‘Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One’ is all set to release on July 12, 2023.
Here’s a look at the Mission: Impossible movies which feature Rebecca Ferguson.
Rebecca Ferguson in Rogue Nation and Fallout
Rebecca Ferguson is a Swedish actress born on October 19, 1983. She initially began her acting career by playing in Swedish Soap Operas and TV Dramas before transitioning to international projects. Rebecca’s breakthrough role came as Ilsa Faust in ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’. (2015)
Ilsa Faust is a former intelligence operative employed by MI6. In ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ she worked as a deep cover assassin for ‘The Syndicate’ before helping Ethan Hunt and his IMF (Impossible Mission Force) team to fight her former colleagues.
Ilsa Faust is a complex character who possesses exceptional combat skills combined with a strategic mindset. She finds herself caught between different factions and also has her own mission to tackle. Rebecca Ferguson’s portrayal of the agent breathes life into the character of Ilsa Faust.
Rebecca’s on-screen presence along with her chemistry with Tom Cruise contributed to the success of the character. Her skills help her to become an essential part of the team. In ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ (2018) she reprised her role as Illsa Faust and played a significant part in the film, assisting Ethan Hunt and his team to prevent a global catastrophe.
Rebecca Ferguson has also starred in movies such as ‘The Girl on The Train’ (2016), ‘The Greatest Showman’ (2017), and ‘Dune’ (2021). She has also been featured in Television Shows like ‘The White Queen’ (2013) and ‘Silo’ (2023).
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