Date: 26th May 2005

Michelle Monaghan signs up for MI3

Michelle Monaghan has been confirmed as Tom Cruise's love interest in Mission Impossible 3.

According to the Hollywood Reporter Michelle, who starred in Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang, won the role as after Scarlett Johansson pulled out.

Carrie-Anne Moss and Kenneth Branagh have also dropped out due to several delays in the project.

Ving Rhames, who appeared in the previous Mission: Impossible movies is set to return for the third installment.

Monaghan, 28, also previously appeared in Constantine and The Bourne Supremacy and will be seen in the upcoming Brad Pitt - Angelina Jolie movie Mr and Mrs Smith.

Source: Press Release