Mission: Impossible 7 crew to 'regroup' after Tom Cruise's explosive outburst

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  • The crew on the set of Mission: Impossible 7 is on a much needed break following Tom Cruise's outburst on set.
  • The actor lashed out at crew members in an audio clip shared by The Sun for their failure to adhere to strict Covid-19 guidelines on set.
  • Now, a source says the crew is off while Tom Cruise has left for Dubai. "Right now, everyone can regroup and come back with a fresh outlook," they said.

Following Tom Cruise's explosive rant on the set of Mission: Impossible 7 following crew members' failure to adhere to strict Covid-19 guidelines, the team is trying to 'regroup' and move forward.

In case you missed it, in an audio clip filled with expletives and first shared by The Sun, the actor can be heard yelling: "We are creating thousands of jobs."

On their lack of social distancing amid the pandemic, he added: "I don't ever want to see it again! Ever! And if you don't do it, you're fired!"

Now, sources tell E! News, the crew members are off now, and Tom Cruise has flown to Dubai for the holidays.

"It's a much-needed break coming at the right time. It was very intense as it always is with Tom. Every M:I movie is a difficult one to film, and this one is no exception," they said.

"Tom is a perfectionist and wants things done in a certain way," the source told the publication. "His intentions are good, but it does make for a very tense environment. Right now, everyone can regroup and come back with a fresh outlook."

They added: "What happened with Tom was not out of character. He is meticulous and intense. Everyone takes their jobs seriously and does not want something to go wrong. They see how much is on the line and don't want to make a mistake. They especially don't want to let him down after this. His point was well taken." 

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