Michael Nyqvist To Take on Tom Cruise in “Mission: Impossible 4”
Actor Michael Nyqvist has joined the cast of the upcoming film “Mission: Impossible 4.” The film is the fourth installment in the franchise and will be directed by Brad Bird and produced by J.J. Abrams along with Tom Cruise and Paula Wagner.
Nyqvist will play the role of a lead villain in the film, joining a cast that includes newcomers Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton and Vladimir Mashkov, as well as veteran cast members Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, and Simon Pegg. No details are available about the plot of the fourth film at this point. The production crew is currently scouting filming locations in Vancouver, Prague, and Dubai.
Nyqvist previously appeared in all three films of the Swedish version of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” He played the role of journalist Mikael Blomkvist.