Mission Impossible 5 directed by Christopher McQuarrie

Actor Tom Cruise confirmed via his official Twitter that Director Christopher McQuarrie, has been hired to helm Mission Impossible 5. McQuarrie will indeed direct from a script by Drew Pearce, with Tom Cruise reprising the iconic role of Ethan Hunt.

Mission Impossible 5 Movie trailer

It’s not the first time for Christopher McQuarrie and Tom Cruise to work together: McQuarrie helmed Jack Reacher and wrote the script of Edge of Tomorrow and Valkyrie, three movies starring Tom Cruise.

A few more words from Tom Cruise about the director:

“I am thrilled to reunite with Chris McQuarrie for the latest installment in the Mission series. I began producing the films with the goal that a different director with his own vision would make each one. Chris is an extraordinary filmmaker who will deliver the heart-pounding action and thrills that audiences around the world have come to expect from the Mission: Impossible franchise.”

Tom Cruise

Did you like Christopher McQuarrie’s take on Jack Reacher? Are you glad to hear he will helm the next installment in the Mission Impossible franchise? Share your thoughts below!

Mission Impossible 5 should be released sometime in 2015. There’s no official released ate yet.

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