Why does Rebecca Ferguson wear an eyepatch at MI7?
The real reason Ilsa wore an inner blindfold Mission Impossible: Dead Calculation – Part Onethat is, due to Rebecca Ferguson’s inability to even wink.
Mission Impossible: Dead Calculation – Part One reintroducing Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt and also bringing back Hunt’s ‘love interest’ Ilsa Faust, played by Rebecca Ferguson, who returns for the third film in the Mission Impossible saga.
Ferguson debuted as Ilsa in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation in 2015 and reprized his role in Mission Impossible: Fallout in 2018.
In the opening scenes of Mission Impossible Movie 7, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) goes looking for Ilsa Faust (Rebecca Ferguson) and finds her in the desert near the Yemeni border. In a remote building in the middle of the desert, Elsa Faust is seen wearing the typical pirate eyepatch.
At first, of course, the audience who saw the movie thought that Ilsa had suffered a serious enough eye injury that she had to wear an eyepatch. But in fact, the blindfold was used to help Ilsa focus more on targeting enemies at long distances.
There’s also the real reason why Ilsa wears an inner blindfold. Mission Impossible: Dead Calculation – Part One, that is, due to Rebecca Ferguson’s inability to even wink. As the actress explained, there was a moment in her script that forced her to wink.
The scene where Ferguson adjusts the shot and closes one eye to aim at his enemy, but unfortunately Ferguson can’t do that despite trying repeatedly.
Therefore, the eyepatch was finally suggested to solve the blinking problem, not for cool looks as seen in the movie, but for practical and functional reasons.
The 7th Mission Impossible seems to have the potential to become a blockbuster movie with its extraordinary action and settings and a fairly complete story that not only focuses on action but also has intimate and warm moments.
Also, his team members are back and have never been absent since the fifth film, namely Benji Dunn (Simon Pegg) and Luther Stickell (Ving Rhames).