Christopher McQuarrie confirmed for Mission: Impossible 5
The next Mission: Impossible film, starring Tom Cruise, will be directed by Christopher McQuarrie...
Five films, five different directors now for the Mission: Impossible movie franchise, as Christopher McQuarrie becomes the latest to put his stamp on the hugely successful series of films.
McQuarrie will reunite with Tom Cruise, as had been speculated, after the pair collaborated on last year's Jack Reacher. McQuarrie confirmed the news on his Twitter feed, posting "Mission: Accepted".
Given that Tom Cruise dropped out of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. reportedly so that Mission: Impossible 5 could take priority, we'd imagine that the plan is to press ahead sooner rather than later here. McQuarrie is expected to work on the screenplay as well as directing the film.
We'd reckon that Paramount will want the film shooting before the end of the year, with a Christmas 2014 release date possible. More on the film as we get it.
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