‘MI:5′ Gets Greenlit With Tom Cruise Returning

Tuesday, May 7 by
The one on the right is TC.  

Because the role of Ethan Hunt in the Mission Impossible franchise is one that doesn’t involve Tom Cruise posturing as a 6’7″ hero cop nor does it beg the real world parallels of Tom Cruise fighting aliens, playing the black-clad superspy seems to be a favorite of Mr. Cruise.

Which is why he’s back for fifths following the success of Brad Bird‘s Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol. As you might remember having a Ghost Protocol is akin to being on Burn Notice, so do with that information what you will.

The film will be written and director by a chap named Christopher McQuarrie, who sounds like a Winnie the Pooh character, but is undoubtedly a fine creative mind.

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