Tom Cruise Accepts Fifth Mission: Impossible Movie

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Tom Cruise is seen upon arrival at Tokyo International Airport on May 6, 2013 in Tokyo -- Getty Premium
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Ethan Hunt is ready for another mission!

According to Entertainment Weekly and Deadline, Tom Cruise has signed on for a fifth installment of the "Mission: Impossible" movie franchise.

Tom's last adventure, 2011's "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," pulled in $700 million at the box office worldwide.

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Deadline reported that writer-director Christopher McQuarrie, who worked with Tom on 2012's "Jack Reacher," is in the lead to direct.

Back in February (in a Tweet that has since been deleted), McQuarrie wrote that he was in the middle of "deciding to accept" the job.

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Further casting, plot and production details have yet to be revealed.

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