“MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” WORLD PREMIERE IS THE MOST SUCCESSFUL LIVE STREAM EVER ON YAHOO
HOLLYWOOD, CA – The world premiere red carpet live stream of “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” on Yahoo! has broken records to become the site’s most successful premiere live stream ever. The exclusive online event allowed millions of “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE” fans around the world to join the premiere from their homes, offices and mobile devices.
The success of the live stream event was driven by promotions across Yahoo’s global network and social media channels including Tumblr, plus social media support from the stars of the film.
The “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” world premiere took place at the Vienna State Opera on July 23rd, 2015 with the film’s stars Tom Cruise, Simon Pegg and Rebecca Ferguson, director Christopher McQuarrie, and producers David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger in attendance.
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Paramount Pictures and Skydance present a Tom Cruise / Bad Robot Production, “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION.” With the IMF disbanded and Ethan (Tom Cruise) out in the cold, the team now faces off against a network of highly skilled special agents, the Syndicate. These highly trained operatives are hell bent on creating a new world order through an escalating series of terrorist attacks. Ethan gathers his team and joins forces with disavowed British agent Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson), who may or may not be a member of this rogue nation, as the group faces its most impossible mission yet. Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris and Alec Baldwin.
The film is directed by Christopher McQuarrie, with a screenplay by Christopher McQuarrie and story by Christopher McQuarrie and Drew Pearce. Based on the television series created by Bruce Geller. Produced by Tom Cruise, J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Don Granger. Jake Myers is an executive producer.
Paramount Pictures will distribute “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE – ROGUE NATION” beginning July 31, 2015.
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