Simon Pegg Accepts Another “Mission”

Simon Pegg is in negotiations to reprise his character of lab geek Benji Dunn for Paramount’s upcoming fourth film in the “Mission: Impossible” franchise says The Hollywood Reporter.

Though not green lit as yet, actors have been reading for the film this week with director Brad Bird, while an early September shooting start is already being eyed.

Tom Cruise is returning as agent Ethan Hunt, Andre Nemec and Josh Appelbaum penned the screenplay while Cruise, Paula Wagner and J.J. Abrams will produce.