MI4, “Ribbon” Set Release Dates

Paramount Pictures is targeting a 2011 release for “Mission: Impossible IV” reports Variety.

The reason for the delay is JJ Abrams’ commitment to the “Star Trek” sequel and Tom Cruise’s involvement in the untitled James Mangold project at Fox.

The trade also reports that Sony Pictures Classics will release Michael Haneke’s Palme d’Or-winning “The White Ribbon” in New York and Los Angeles on December 25th.

Shot in black-and-white the film takes place in a German village right before World War I.