Mission: Impossible IV is On!

Mission ImpossibleTom Cruise will reprise his role as Ethan Hunt in Mission: Impossible IV.

The fourth film in the Mission: Impossible series came about this afternoon with Paramount CEO Brad Grey, Skydance Productions David Ellison, co-producer J.J. Abrams and Cruise all present at the signing.

Screenwriters Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec are attached to pen the script from an original idea by Cruise and Abrams, who, together with Paramount Pictures, will now actively search for a director. 

The Mission: Impossible franchise has grossed over 1.4 billion globally.