Posted March 17, 2017 by Kelly WooSuperman is ready to take on impossible missions.Henry Cavill is joining Tom Cruise and the rest of the cast of “Mission: Impossible 6.” Director Christopher McQuarrie confirmed the news on Instagram with a scenic photo of himself with the cheeky caption: “Say, @henrycavill. Curious if you’re interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible. All good?”After some back and forth, Cavill said he was “in,” and the director wrote, “Outstanding. Alec Baldwin played Ethan’s boss in “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” but it’s unclear if he’ll return in that role. Your social media account will self destruct in 5 seconds.”Variety reports that Cavill will play the right-hand man of the head of Ethan Hunt’s unit. Curious if you’re interested in a role in the 6th installment of Mission: Impossible. Just a few caveats: must enjoy extreme heights, high speeds, motor vehicles of all varieties (especially aircraft), practical stunts, firearms, and sporadic exposition. Welcome aboard. Like us on Facebook. The final cast line-up is not determined, though Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, and Jeremy Renner are expected to return.”Mission: Impossible 6″ is set to open in theaters July 27, 2018.Want more stuff like this? Had a thought. No pressure.”Say, @henrycavill. No pressure.A post shared by Christopher McQuarrie (@christophermcquarrie) on Mar 16, 2017 at 7:16pm PDTIt seemed like wishful thinking, but then Cavill joined the conversation in the comments, replying “How can I say no to a man with such perfect hair…..”McQuarrie then joked, “Excellent. Had a thought.