‘Mission: Impossible 5’ release date set for December 25th, 2015

Paramount Pictures

Tom Cruise, 51, will resume the role of agent Ethan Hunt in the fifth film of the franchise produced by Paramount Pictures.

Others actors from the franchise, who include Paula Patton, Simon Pegg and Jeremy Renner, have not yet confirmed their return.

Christopher McQuarrie will direct “Mission: Impossible 5” based on a screenplay written by Drew Pearce.

“Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol” from 2011 is the previous movie in the franchise and it has gained $694 million worldwide.