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Principal photography begins on Mission: Impossible 5

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Story by Jack Foley

PRINCIPAL photography has commenced on the fifth installment in the blockbuster Mission: Impossible franchise.

The new film will shoot in Vienna, Morocco and London.

Christopher McQuarrie will direct from a screenplay by Drew Pearce, Will Staples and McQuarrie himself.

The fifth instalment in the franchise once again stars Tom Cruise as the iconic Ethan Hunt, who was first introduced to moviegoers in 1996.

Returning to the franchise will be Simon Pegg as Benji, Jeremy Renner as Brandt and Ving Rhames as Luther. Joining the cast will be Alec Baldwin and Rebecca Ferguson.

The fourth installment in the globally successful franchise, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (pictured) earned nearly $700 million worldwide and became Cruise’s highest grossing film to date in his storied career.

The Mission: Impossible franchise has earned more than $2 billion at the box office, making it one of the most successful franchises in movie history.

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