Mission Impossible 5 Set For Xmas 2015

The fifth “Mission: Impossible” film has been given an official release date of December 25th 2015. That puts it one week after the opening of “Star Wars: Episode VII” on December 18th.

Tom Cruise is due to return as Ethan Hunt in the film which “Jack Reacher” director Christopher McQuarrie is set to helm. No word on what the story entails or which other characters will return.

Drew Pearce (“Iron Man 3”) is penning the script. The film follows’s 2011’s “Mission Impossible – Ghost Protocol” which became the most acclaimed and successful entry in the series so far with a $694 million worldwide haul.

Source: Paramount