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Mission: Impossible 5 gets Christmas 2015 release date

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Story by Jack Foley

THE fifth Mission: Impossible movie has been given a Christmas Day 2015 release date.

Paramount Pictures has confirmed that Tom Cruise will return as Ethan Hunt in the latest instalment of the action-adventure franchise, which Christopher McQuarrie will direct.

JJ Abrams will produce with Cruise and Skydance Productions chief David Ellison.

As with most Mission: Impossible movies, plot details remain firmly under wraps. while Iron Man 3‘s Drew Pearce has written the script.

Ironically, the film will be released the week after Star Wars: Episode VII, which is to be directed by Abrams

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, the fourth movie in the series, grossed almost $700 million (£450 million) worldwide after opening in December 2011.

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