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Mission: Impossible IV Finds Two New Writers

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A new pair of writers who have worked with J.J. Abrams are being tasked with the screenplay for. Variety reports that Josh Applebaum and Andrew Nemec, are currently working on the next chapter of the Mission: Impossible series which will be co-produced by Abrams and Tom Cruise.

The duo will taking over the screenwriting duties for Mission: Impossible IV from Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci. Kurtzman and Orci are currently working on Fringe and the sequel to Star Trek. No director has been confirmed for the picture at this time.

Mission: Impossible IV is currently aiming for a 2011 release. More as this develops…