Date: 10th February 2010

Tom Cruise to star in fourth Mission Impossible

Tom Cruise will return as Ethan Hunt in a fourth Mission: Impossible film to be released in May 2011, US movie studio Paramount Pictures has confirmed.

Cruise's involvement in the project had previously been reported, though it was not certain if he would appear in it.

JJ Abrams, who directed the third film in the franchise, will co-produce with Cruise. A director has yet to be named.

"Tom and JJ are great talents and we are excited to be working with them," said Paramount chairman Brad Grey.

Source: Press Release