Cruise racked up over 550,000 followers within just a few hours of launching his page

By Jodi Guglielmi
January 25, 2018 10:18 AM

Welcome to Instagram, Tom Cruise!

The actor officially joined the popular social media platform on Thursday. The star, 55, wasted no time in putting up his first post. Cruise, who racked up over 550,000 followers within just a few hours, kicked things off with a big announcement.

Sharing a picture of a film slate, he revealed the title of Mission: Impossible 6 will be Mission: Impossible – Fallout. The photo also teased a release date of Summer 2018.

“Get ready,” he captioned the black and white shot.

For his second post, Cruise showed off some of the death-defying stunts from the upcoming film. The actor shared a photo of himself hanging off a helicopter as it flew through the air.

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“We’ve upped the ante for the sixth #MissionImpossible,” he captioned the photo. “I can’t wait for you guys to see more.”

The actor also joked about his love for adrenaline in his Instagram bio, writing, “Actor. Producer. Running in movies since 1981.”

Mission: Impossible – Fallout will be released on July 27, 2018, and will be the first film in the franchise to be released in Real D 3D. The summer blockbuster will also be released in IMAX 3D.

Cruise is the latest major celebrity to join Instagram. Recently, Nicole Kidman and Jennifer Garner have launched their own social media pages.