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Christopher McQuarrie Reteams With Tom Cruise in 'Mission: Impossible 5'

August 6, 2013 (9:25 am) GMT
The 'Jack Reacher' writer/director teases his involvement in the movie with a tweet that reads, 'Mission: Accepted.'

Another person has signed up for "Mission: Impossible V". After has been secured to reprise his iconic role as Ethan Hunt in the upcoming chapter, Paramount Pictures now manages to get Cruise's frequent collaborator Christopher McQuarrie attached to the said production, which might be released in 2015.

The news comes straight from McQuarrie himself as he tweeted earlier today, "Mission: Accepted." Though it is still not clear whether he will serve as either writer or director or perhaps both, the man who wrote 's "" might only nab the directing gig as no helmer was signed on prior to his inclusion to the project.

The upcoming installment marks the fourth time Cruise and McQuarrie team up. The two first joined forces in 2008's "", a World War II tale which was set in Germany. They were reunited in "", which also starred . The latest one is Warner Bros.' sci-fi "", due out June 6, 2014 in the U.S.

Cruise, who is replaced by in "", will produce "Mission: Impossible 5" alongside J.J. Abrams. Set to provide the screenplay is Drew Pearce, whose credits include Marvel's blockbuster "".

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