Saturday, November 9, 2013

With Cruise On Board, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 Gets Its Writer And Director

Reports circulated all through the day on Monday that filmmaker Christopher McQuarrie is officially signed on to direct Mission: Impossible 5. The news comes as actor Tom Cruise is also about to seem director Doug Liman's next film, Edge Of Tomorrow, a huge screen adaptation of a 2004 manga, from a screenplay that McQuarrie also scribed.

I not too long ago became a fan of McQuarrie following watching the 2012 film, Jack Reacher (speaking of which, I ought to review that 1 currently). And I was pretty pleased with what I saw in that certain film being McQuarrie's second directorial work since the 2000 film, The Way Of The Gun.

The Mission: Not possible franchise is 1 of my favourite film lines as an action fan, and with Cruise and McQuarrie teaming up as soon as far more, I have some quite higher hopes.

That stated, right here is the official press release from Paramount Photos:

HOLLYWOOD, CA (August 5, 2013) – Paramount Photographs and Skydance Productions announced these days that Christopher McQuarrie will direct the subsequent “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE” film.
McQuarrie will direct from a screenplay by Drew Pearce, with Tom Cruise reprising the iconic role of Ethan Hunt, who was first introduced to moviegoers in 1996.  The project will be made by Cruise by means of Tom Cruise Productions, Paramount and J.J. Abrams’ Negative Robot, who served as producers on preceding films in the hit series.  Skydance Productions, who served as co-financers and executive producers of the final installment, will function closely with the team in the development and production procedure.
“I am thrilled to reunite with Chris for the most recent installment in the Mission series," stated Cruise. “I began generating the films with the goal that a different director with his personal vision would make every one.  Chris is an extraordinary filmmaker who will deliver the heart-pounding action and thrills that audiences around the world have come to count on from the Mission: Impossible franchise.”
Added Adam Goodman, President of Paramount Film Group: “The Mission series is specific for its signature directors Chris McQuarrie keeps this tradition thriving.” 
McQuarrie lately wrote and directed “JACK REACHER” for Paramount and Skydance, with Cruise in the title function, primarily based on the novels by New York Occasions bestselling author Lee Child.  His screenwriting credits consist of the upcoming “EDGE OF TOMORROW” and 2008’s “VALKYRIE,” both starring Cruise, as nicely as “THE USUAL SUSPECTS,” for which he earned an Academy Award® for greatest screenplay in 1995.  
“MISSION: Impossible - GHOST PROTOCOL,” the 4th installment in the globally productive franchise, earned nearly $ 700M about the planet and became Cruise’s highest grossing film to date in his storied profession.  
The “MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE” franchise has earned much more than $ 2B at the worldwide box office, making it a single of the most effective franchises in movie history. 
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About Paramount Pictures Corporation 
Paramount Images Corporation (PPC), a worldwide producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, Through), a top content organization with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most strong brands in filmed entertainment, such as Paramount Photos, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also incorporate Paramount House Media Distribution, Paramount Photos International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group. 
About Negative Robot 
Bad Robot was formed by filmmaker J.J. Abrams in 2001. The firm has created television series such as ALIAS, LOST, FRINGE, Particular person OF INTEREST and REVOLUTION, and feature films such as CLOVERFIELD, STAR TREK, SUPER eight, MISSION: Not possible – GHOST PROTOCOL, and this summer's STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS. Bad Robot is primarily based in Los Angeles and can be followed at 
About Skydance Productions  
Skydance Productions creates and produces elevated event-level commercial entertainment.   Skydance’s current releases include World WAR Z, starring Brad Pitt and directed by Marc Forster J.J. Abrams' STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS, starring Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto, and G.I. JOE: RETALIATION, starring Bruce Willis, Channing Tatum and Dwayne Johnson.  Skydance’s next film, JACK RYAN, from director Kenneth Branagh and starring Chris Pine, is set for release on December 25, 2013.   Skydance projects at the moment in improvement include the reboot of the TERMINATOR franchise, to be released on June 26, 2015, the racy higher idea comedy, Negative IN BED, written by Pamela Falk and Michael Ellis and a disaster film on a international scale titled GEOSTORM written by Dean Devlin and Paul Guyot with Devlin also directing.  Skydance’s earlier projects consist of the award-winning Coen Brothers film Accurate GRIT, starring Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon MISSION: Not possible – GHOST PROTOCOL, starring Tom Cruise and Jeremy Renner and Christopher McQuarrie’s JACK REACHER, starring Tom Cruise.
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With Cruise On Board, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 5 Gets Its Writer And Director
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