Morales is known for work on TV series such as NYPD Blue, How to Get Away With Murder and Titans.
While filming has been suspended, McQuarrie and his Mission department heads have continued planning on the film via Zoom meetings.
It is one of two follow-ups to 2018’s Mission: Impossible — Fallout in the works. Other stars of the next installment include Rebecca Ferguson, Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhames, Shea Whigham, Pom Klementieff, Vanessa Kirby and Henry Czerny.
Paramount and Skydance have M:I 7 dated for Nov. 19, 2021, with the eighth installment following in 2022.
Morales is repped by Innovative, Vault Entertainment, LINK and lawyer Eric Feig.