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Paula Patton Signs Up for 'Mission Impossible 4'

September 2, 2010 (9:21 am) GMT
The actress' name has been suggested to be the lead female in the action movie which casting is yet to receive an official announcement.
Paula Patton

has a new leading lady - has reportedly signed on to play the female star in the fourth "Mission: Impossible" movie.

Deadline.com reports that 's wife will take on the role of a young operative opposite Cruise in the latest blockbuster in the franchise, which will start shooting in Canada, Dubai and the Czech Republic later this year. The film, directed by Brad Bird, is scheduled to hit cinemas at the end of 2011.

Beside tackling feature films, Patton who made a name through "", is also tapped as the new ADA on "".

"When I saw Paula Patton give that terrific performance in the multi-Oscar nominated 'Precious', I knew she'd be perfect for SVU's new Assistant District Attorney - she's funny, warm and witty with a penchant for justice," executive producer Neal Baer said.

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