Writer Hired for Mission: Impossible 5 Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 05.09.2014
A new screenwriter takes on the project...
Paramount Pictures has tapped video game writer Will Staples (Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3) for their fifth Mission: Impossible film. THR reports that Staples is doing a rewrite job on the script from Drew Pearce (Iron Man 3). Tom Cruise is already set to reprise his role as Ethan Hunt and will produce as well.
Staples has been in demand in Hollywood as of late; he is writing Ben Affleck's Blood and Treasure as well as the Jeremy Renner-starring crime drama King of Heists. Mission: Impossible 5 releases on December 25th, 2015.