Chris McQuarrie has signed on to direct Tom Cruise in "Mission: Impossible 5."
McQuarrie, who has long been rumored for the director's chair, just tweeted:
– ChristopherMcQuarrie (@chrismcquarrie) August 5, 2013
Cruise, who is also producing "Mission: Impossible 5," just confirmed the news on his official Twitter feed. He recently worked with McQuarrie on Paramount's "Jack Reacher."
"Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol" added Jeremy Renner to the spy franchise and grossed nearly $700 million worldwide back in 2011.
McQuarrie who won an Oscar for writing "The Usual Suspects," is repped by CAA, Key Creatives and attorney David Fox.