MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 4 Gains Josh Holloway; Will Film in Dubai
Published: September 28, 2010 - 1:41pm
The fourth installment of the Mission: Impossible film franchise is prepping for principal photography in Dubai with a new cast addition; LOST star Josh Holloway.
Tom Cruise's next, and possibly final, Mission: Impossible venture is getting into high gear. Brad Bird is set to helm the film with an already established cast of Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Vladimir Mashkov, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Michael Nyqvist and Cruise. Today, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that actor Josh Holloway is in final negotiations to become a member of Cruise's Impossible Mission Force (IMF); which will mark his feature film debut after a success run on the ABC channel's series LOST.
In other news, ComingSoon.net has uncovered an announcement from Dubai's government-media office regarding the film:
"The latest installment of the globally renowned action thriller 'Mission: Impossible,' starring Tom Cruise, will be filmed in Dubai within the coming few weeks. Filming in Dubai would be the longest among other international cities that will feature in MI4."
Shooting in Dubai will supposedly last at least three weeks. Paramount Pictures has scheduled a release date of December 16th, 2011 for the film.