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Ving Rhames Confirmed to Return for 'Mission: Impossible V'

August 17, 2014 (3:56 pm) GMT
Director Christopher McQuarrie announces that Ethan Hunt's close confidant Luther Stickell will be back for the fifth film.

will reprise his role as Luther Stickell in "Mission: Impossible V". He joins , , who will also reprise their respective roles in the upcoming "" sequel.

The news was announced by the director himself, Christopher McQuarrie. "Welcome back, Mr. Rhames. cc: @TomCruise @simonpegg @Renner4Real #MI5Diary," he tweeted.

Stickell is Ethan Hunt's close confidant. He is the only character besides Cruise's Hunt to appear in all four "Mission: Impossible" films. In the last movie, he was not involved in Hunt's mission. They only met after the mission was accomplished and he parted ways with the spy agent with a "See you in Kandahar" farewell.

The fifth film is scheduled for December 25, 2015. is tapped as the new leading lady, while is reportedly in talks to play as the head of the CIA.

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