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Tom Cruise Signs On To Star In ‘Mission Impossible IV’

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Tom Cruise will reprise his role as Special Agent Ethan Hunt for Mission: Impossible 4, according to Deadline.com.

Cruise will produce the film along with J.J. Abrams. Screenwriters Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec will be working on the script for the fourth installment of the franchise. The duo will taking over the screenwriting duties for Mission: Impossible IV from Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci.

A director for the film has yet to be announced, but shooting for the film will begin this summer. Paramount Pictures is currently aiming for a Memorial Day Weekend release in 2011.