Tom Cruise Officially Signs on for ‘Mission Impossible 5’
It’s not a huge surprise, but we’ve learned today that Tom Cruise will return as IMF Agent Ethan Hunt in Mission Impossible 5. I say “not a huge surprise,” because the last installment – Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol – grossed a ton of money (close to $700 million).
Cruise is becoming quite the franchise man. Last year’s Jack Reacher is set to move forward as a franchise, and his future work in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. may spawn another franchise. He may draw a hefty price tag as an actor, but there is no doubt he fills the seats. Outside of the previously mentioned movies, this year’s Oblivion was just another example of his box office pull.
Other details regarding cast, crew, filming, release date, and director are not currently available. However, rumor has it Chris McQuarrie (Jack Reacher) will direct Mission Impossible 5.
I personally like what Brad Bird brought to Ghost Protocol, but who would you like to see take over the franchise?
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