That's ahead of schedule, as THR initially reported that he was going to take off eight or nine weeks to heal.
The Daily Mail reports that the actor "did not go easy" on his first day and was seen flying a helicopter and driving a large truck around the set.
The film costars Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon Pegg, Michelle Monaghan, Sean Harris, Ving Rhames, Alec Baldwin and Angela Bassett.
Despite the hiatus, the release date hasn't moved: It's still set for July 27, 2018.
Ethan Hunt and the IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer John Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Ethan and his crew find themselves in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands. Read More