Tom Cruise is one of the biggest stars in the world and so it's perhaps not surprising that there's very little the actor can do that isn't in the public eye. Beyond that, everything the man does is frequently examined with a microscope. Such is the case with his current relationship status. Rumors have been circulating almost since Mission: Impossible 7 began filming that Cruise had become involved with co-star Hayley Atwell. While there's been no confirmation of any such relationship, the rumors are starting again now that Cruise and Atwell were seen on the town together, attending Wimbledon.
To be fair, Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell weren't the only members of the Mission: Impossible 7 cast to watch the tennis tournament together. Pom Klementieff also joined the pair and based on the images that have surfaced, it does look like the three of them had a great time together.
It was an unnamed source that originally claimed that Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell were seeing each other secret. Exactly why secrecy needed to be maintained was never made clear. If the two are seeing each other, it appears that they are still keeping things secret, as there are no reports of anything taking place between the two during the tennis tournament that would indicate they're dating. Alternatively, it's possible that the pair are just friends, and that three friends went to see Wimbledon together, because if you had a chance to see one of the premier tennis tournaments in the world with Tom Cruise, wouldn't you?
Whether or not Tom Cruise and Hayley Atwell are seeing each other, one can guess they're having fun with this whole situation. They likely realized that going to watch tennis together would get people talking. And it certainly succeeded as far as that goes.
The production of the latest Mission: Impossible movie has been chaotic to say the least. The film was one of the first major productions to shut down in early 2020 when the movie was set to film in Italy just as the pandemic hit the nation hard. Since then, filming of the new movie has had to shut down more than once due to a COVID outbreak, with some rumors claiming that Tom Cruise himself could have been the cause of the latest one. Although, as with the relationship rumor, this one came from an unnamed source, so it should only be given a limited amount of weight.
It's now been about a month since the last shutdown, so whatever the situation, it's likely things are getting back to normal once again. Mission: Impossible 7 is currently set to open in may of next year, with Mission: Impossible 8 opening about a year later.