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Tag Archives: Ethan Hunt

Tom Cruise ramps us action in latest “Mission: Impossible” trailer

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: We’re getting excited for “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol,” but not for the reasons you might be thinking. Oh, sure, tons of folks will want to line up to see Tom Cruise risk life and limb as Ethan Hunt. The shots of him hanging off of the Burj[...]

“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” gets an IMAX poster

HollywoodNews.com: I’m not going to rehash everything I wrote about the film’s IMAX debut, so go HERE for my thoughts on the potentially groundbreaking early release. Oh, and go HERE for the trailer, which is pretty great save for the lack of the iconic Mission: Impossible music. For[...]

Tom Cruise climbs to new heights for “Mission” stunt

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Tom Cruise has never been one to shy away from a dangerous stunt. But those interested in getting a sneak peek at his latest thrilling endeavor had to look way up into the Dubai sky. Cruise was dangling from the Burj Khalifa skyscraper, the world’s tallest building, to[...]

Lea Seydoux has a ‘Mission’ which she is choosing to accept

HollywoodNews.com: She might have gotten passed over for the lead in the U.S. reboot of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo,” but French actress Lea Seydoux has reaped a wonderful runner-up prize: She’ll be starring as the lead villain in Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible 4.” Seydoux recently appeared in Ridley Scott’s “Robin[...]

Tom Cruise’s fourth “Mission” lures a “Dragon” villain to the mix

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A while back, we heard rumors that “Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” star Noomi Rapace was circling a role in a major Hollywood blockbuster, and pundits predicted it might be Brad Bird’s “Mission: Impossible IV,” with Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Paula Patton and Jeremy Renner. It isn’t. Rapace,[...]

“Mission: Impossible 4” has official start date, new subtitle

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Brad Bird’s “Mission: Impossible 4” has an official start date. Does it have a subtitle, as well? We have been learning bits and pieces about this sequel. We learned that Tom Cruise, indeed, will return as special agent Ethan Hunt, and that he’ll be joined by regular “Impossible”[...]

‘Mission: Impossible 4’ greases its wheels, adds Simon Pegg to cast

HollywoodNews.com: Evidence that Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible 4” is moving forward: Simon Pegg is in talks to join the action film being directed by Brad Bird. Pegg will reprise his role as lab geek Benji Dunn. Bird has been reading actors according to the Hollywood Reporter. The director is[...]

Tom Cruise confirmed for fourth “Mission: Impossible,” but in what capacity?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Was it ever a question that Tom Cruise would play a roll in Brad Bird’s “Mission: Impossible IV,” which is currently in development? Sure, some folks — likely those already in an anti-Cruise camp — speculated that the underwhelming domestic response to “Knight & Day” might have spooked[...]

‘Mission: Impossible 4’ bound to happen, but will it star Tom Cruise?

HollywoodNews.com: Paramount is looking to make a fourth “Mission: Impossible,” the question is whether or not it stars Tom Cruise. Paramount vice chairman Rob Moore told the Hollywood Reporter on Tuesday, “We absolutely are excited about having Tom Cruise star in this movie.” But insiders and observers claim that Paramount’s courtship with[...]

Tom Cruise confirms Brad Bird for fourth “Mission: Impossible”

Hollywoodnews.com: Tom Cruise confirmed it. Brad Bird, Oscar-winning director of the animated gems “Ratatouille,” “The Incredibles” and “The Iron Giant,” will helm the fourth “Mission: Impossible” film for Paramount Pictures. One piece of the ever-forming “Impossible” puzzle dropped yesterday when the studio announced that the planned sequel would open from Memorial[...]