Tom Cruise parachutes from a helicopter FOUR TIMES during filming for Mission Impossible 7

Tom Cruise resumed filming for Mission Impossible 7 on Thursday, as he parachuted from a helicopter in the Lake District.

The actor, 59, who has faced numerous delays to production of the spy film due to the Covid pandemic, proved that no stunt is too big as he completed the same jump four times to ensure director Christopher McQuarrie landed the perfect shot.

This is just the latest in an array of stunts that Tom has performed for the latest Mission Impossible film, with the actor previously seen clinging to a train for a daring scene in Yorkshire.

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Daredevil: Tom Cruise resumed filming for Mission Impossible 7 on Thursday, as he parachuted from a helicopter in the Lake District

Tom was dressed in his character Ethan Hunt’s full spy attire as he clung to the parachute while it floated onto the fields below.

The Hollywood star was seen jumping from a helicopter high above, with onlookers revealing the stunt had to be performed multiple times.

For the dramatic scene Tom was sent hurtling into the uneven Lake District terrain before safely landing in a field, with crew members waiting in a car to take him to the next filming destination.

Going down! The actor proved that no stunt is too big as he completed the same jump four times to ensure director Christopher McQuarrie landed the perfect shot

Going down! The actor proved that no stunt is too big as he completed the same jump four times to ensure director Christopher McQuarrie landed the perfect shot

Going up! Tom was seen flying into the air over the countryside in preparation for filming

Going up! Tom was seen flying into the air over the countryside in preparation for filming

Jump! The star channelled Ethan Hunt as he launched himself onto the fields below

Safe and sound: His parachute opened seconds later

Jump! The star channelled Ethan Hunt as he launched himself onto the fields below, with his parachute opening seconds later

Leap of faith: The Hollywood star was seen jumping from a helicopter high above, with onlookers revealing the stunt had to be performed multiple times

Leap of faith: The Hollywood star was seen jumping from a helicopter high above, with onlookers revealing the stunt had to be performed multiple times

He made it! Footage of the scene also showed Tom, who has long been known for performing his own stunts, safely making it back to land

He made it! Footage of the scene also showed Tom, who has long been known for performing his own stunts, safely making it back to land

It comes after Mission: Impossible 7 filming was reportedly paused again in June due to a positive Covid test with crew members speculating it could be Tom.

Despite there being ‘no proof’ to back up the idle talk, it has been claimed that people are gossiping it could be Tom due to his alleged absence on set.

The actor was previously said to have been forced to self-isolate for two weeks after 14 people on the UK set of the film tested positive for coronavirus.

He made it! For the dramatic scene Tom was sent hurtling into the uneven Lake District terrain before safely landing in a field

He made it! For the dramatic scene Tom was sent hurtling into the uneven Lake District terrain before safely landing in a field

Drama: It comes after Mission: Impossible 7 filming was reportedly paused again in June due to a positive Covid test with crew members speculating it could be Tom

Drama: It comes after Mission: Impossible 7 filming was reportedly paused again in June due to a positive Covid test with crew members speculating it could be Tom

The actor was said to have spent a day filming with four female dancers as they shot scenes in a nightclub for the upcoming movie, who later tested positive.

Filming of the new instalment previously took place at Longcross Studios in Chertsey, Surrey, and production was halted and the 60-member team self-isolated amid the positive tests.

Mission: Impossible 7 filming has been hit with several set backs and delays amid the Covid pandemic, with it shooting on location in Italy, the UK and Norway.

In December it was reported that five crew members had quit after Tom launched into two rants.

Delays: Despite there being 'no proof' to back up the idle talk, it has been claimed that people are gossiping it could be Tom due to his alleged absence on set

Delays: Despite there being ‘no proof’ to back up the idle talk, it has been claimed that people are gossiping it could be Tom due to his alleged absence on set

Concerns: The actor was previously said to have been forced to self-isolate for two weeks after 14 people on the UK set of the film tested positive for coronavirus

Concerns: The actor was previously said to have been forced to self-isolate for two weeks after 14 people on the UK set of the film tested positive for coronavirus

On hold: The actor was said to have spent a day filming with four female dancers as they shot scenes in a nightclub for the upcoming movie, who later tested positive

On hold: The actor was said to have spent a day filming with four female dancers as they shot scenes in a nightclub for the upcoming movie, who later tested positive

Issues: Filming of the new instalment previously took place at Longcross Studios in Chertsey, Surrey, and production was halted and the 60-member team self-isolated

Issues: Filming of the new instalment previously took place at Longcross Studios in Chertsey, Surrey, and production was halted and the 60-member team self-isolated

Held back: Mission: Impossible 7 filming has been hit with several set backs and delays amid the Covid pandemic, with it shooting on location in Italy, the UK and Norway

Held back: Mission: Impossible 7 filming has been hit with several set backs and delays amid the Covid pandemic, with it shooting on location in Italy, the UK and Norway

The actor was said to have given staff a dressing down after he caught them breaking UK Covid rules at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire.

A source claimed after news of the first outburst was made public, there was ‘more anger’ at the already ‘tense’ production.

An insider said: ‘Tension has been building for months and this was the final straw. Since it became public there has been more anger and several staff have walked.

‘But Tom just can’t take any more after all the lengths they have gone to just to keep filming at all. He’s upset others aren’t taking it as seriously as him.’

More drama: In December it was reported that five crew members had quit after Tom launched into two rants

More drama: In December it was reported that five crew members had quit after Tom launched into two rants

Raging: The actor was said to have given staff a dressing down after he caught them breaking UK Covid rules at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire

Raging: The actor was said to have given staff a dressing down after he caught them breaking UK Covid rules at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire

Screen star: A source claimed after news of the first outburst was made public, there was 'more anger' at the already 'tense' production

Screen star: A source claimed after news of the first outburst was made public, there was ‘more anger’ at the already ‘tense’ production

Tense: An insider said: 'Tension has been building for months and this was the final straw. Since it became public there has been more anger and several staff have walked'

Tense: An insider said: ‘Tension has been building for months and this was the final straw. Since it became public there has been more anger and several staff have walked’

Angry: The source added: 'But Tom just can't take any more after all the lengths they have gone to just to keep filming at all. He's upset others aren't taking it as seriously as him'

Angry: The source added: ‘But Tom just can’t take any more after all the lengths they have gone to just to keep filming at all. He’s upset others aren’t taking it as seriously as him’

Guilty: They added that it was Tom who feels responsible for the production after putting so much time and money into ensuring precautions are in place so the team can film

Guilty: They added that it was Tom who feels responsible for the production after putting so much time and money into ensuring precautions are in place so the team can film

They added that it was Tom who feels responsible for the production after putting so much time and money into ensuring precautions are in place so the team can film.

It was previously reported that the Hollywood star scolded workers who flouted social distancing rules while filming at Warner Bros. Studios.

MailOnline contacted Tom’s representatives for further comment at the time.

Mission Impossible 7 is currently set for release on September 30, 2022.

When is it coming out? Mission Impossible 7 is currently set for release on September 30, 2022

When is it coming out? Mission Impossible 7 is currently set for release on September 30, 2022

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