While the plot details of the fourth "Mission: Impossible" movie remain top secret, Tom Cruise has no problem giving up the film's official title.
At a press conference with cast mates Jeremy Renner and Paula Patton at the Doha Film Festival in Dubai yesterday, Cruise – who plays super agent Ethan Hunt in the franchise - revealed that the movie's moniker will have a bit of an unexpected twist, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
"One of the things I always wanted for the franchise was for it not to have a number afterward," the 48-year-old actor, who is in talks to star in a film adaptation of the Broadway musical "Rock of Ages," told reporters.
"I’ve never done sequels to films and I never thought of these films as sequels," he continued. "Paramount has done a great job in coming up with a title, so it’s not going to be MI2, 3, 4: It’s going to be 'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol.'"
The film, which recently shot scenes in Prague and is now lensing in Dubai, is expected to arrive in theaters on December 16, 2011.
i m exicited 2 see mi4
I'm a fan of Jeremy Renner but I will be skipping this film because of @$$hat Tom Cruise. I can't respect a person who shills for a cult.
Tom Cruise scales the tallest building in Dubai for MI: Ghost Protocol. Check out these images: http://bit.ly/bkAgIa
I'm sure all 5 people who pay to see this movie will care...
Yeah they will pay to see me and men!!!!
Apparently Paramount didn't like "Mission: Impossible: Thetan Protocol"
Tom we love you more than what you think. We admire you and love your action it is just what I need to take me out of the moment for at lest one hour. there is no these action that often anymore.
Please more action movies!!!!
I am in Dubai by the way...and worked in the Burj Khalifa
I like cheese
People.....get a life. Hurt Locker was intelligent & maybe not terribly accurate but few REALLY want to know what life in a war zone is like. Sarah Palin is a beautiful woman but full or herself & a major ignorant bimbo. Back to the subject.....who cares if Tom is crazy??? What I DO care about is that hes undertalented, WAY overpaid (who orders designer custom heels for their 4 yr old child?? because SHE wants them & shouldn`t be stifled......yah, right & the junkie wants coke). LOL....you people kill me! He is one of the most narcissistic, ignorant, untalented people who ever lived. If other shallow people want to worship him its their perogative. I put them in the same catagory as those who worship & live for all the overpaid "boys" who play sports for a living.....making their terrific living on all the poor & average income folks who are too stupid to realize what fools they are to feed THAT machine. Live your lives admiring those who are actually worth it!!!!
So you've met the Pope, Mother Teresa AND Jesus? And you know them well I suppose? (Sorry... couldn't resist)
Some of these posts are quite entertaining."Steal-a-man-Jolie" I think is my favorite. Tom has always been an intense give it your all guy and pursuing religion is no different for him. So I hope his in-laws become a positive influence so he can be freed from the bondage of that destructive cult. Peace out :)
I love how brainwashed christians make fun of scientologists for being crazy. Talk about hypocricy!
They are both myth and easily disproven. Tom cruise is no more crazy than the pope, mother teresa, or jesus himself for that matter.
Do you really want to know what seperates Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism from Scientology?
Scientology is the only religion where you have to pay $500,000.00 to read their spiritual scriptures.
No other religion on this PLANET requires you too pay that much money to read some scriptures.
I like Palin,"Pit Bull with lip stick".
And please people, political talk does not belong in a post about movies.
Obama is working hard. Palin is an idiot. Political pundits need to shut up and let the president work. We did it so consistently for all preseidents since Nixon until the president became a black man. Perhaps that is what the antagonism is about.
I watch the M.I. Chapters because of the stories and the fact the Eathan Hunt is based on a real person who did somewhat similar events . He was real people!!! LEARN YOUR HISTORY!!
Tom's inlaws are christian.
I find it funny that when people post truths about the church of scientology, a scientologist will pop up calling someone a bigot. You can keep saying it , doesnt make it true. People are not bigots just because the disagree with you. That's like saying all scientologist are bigots to the outside world. Oh wait. they do call us"wogs" and think they are superior.LOL. Whos the bigot now?
About this movie. I wish they would have recast the lead. Then I might actually spend my money on it. I won't support any scientologist if one red cent is going to that corrupt and sinister organization.
Is he looking OLD ! Hand the role over to a younger hotter guy, old man !
Meh. dont care much for tom since he's an overactor and he believes in scientology crap. sure some of his movies such as minority report were good but overall he's come and gone. jeremy renner however is a good actor and the hurt locker was intense and legit. all you people who dis it are just people who think that war is cool and action packed. thl gave a strong sophisicated and psycological version of war that was chilling and superb. i think that the new mi will be just ok and few will care about it. its over tom. you really are now just a flop
Are you guys nuts. The Hurt locker was a great movie. Have you ever heard of the Academy Awards?
Shia LeBouf...that kid can act!! He's professional, believable & very entertaining!
HE IS A GOOD MAN ALL HIS MOVIES IS GOOD
" I don't do sequels... I donKt sign autographs... I'm not gay... I don't medicate... I don't act... I don't....." What can you do Tom?
Mission Impossible movies are entertaining. I think that's all you need to take from this. Yes, Tom Cruise has some weird habits, but I'm sure most others in the drama field do as well. I think Mel Gibson has taken a greater fall lately.
Justin Beiber is gay!!
Yours an ideeyot stop polesting dat kind o stuff
I'll see the movie,,,i enjoy the seeing the product , the energy and technology of the movies,,,who cares about their personal life,,,we all have one too,,,it's about there profesional work we should look for,,,their public or non public life is not the movie!!!!!
Apparently Nicole Kidman didn't like Toms acting
Don't think wife 2 Katie Holmes will be there much longer
Wife 3 – Mimi Rogers was first and introduced him to Scientology. Thanks a lot Mimi.
Husrt locke sucked. It was way over the top and didn't really represent what really happens
There comes a time when you TC must step aside and be the man buy letting another man move up or help u r wife with her career since u had your shot to make $. U r time is up NEXT!
Wow, alot of narrowminded, arrogant, teabagging conservatives on here today.
The more I see of the Internet, the less I like people.
Probly becus ur gay??
I find the comments section more readable than the actual story.
What one likes in movies & actors is personal.
I have movies that I will go see just because of who is in it, such as
John Malcovich, Merle Streep, Clint Eastwood, ect.
I like action movies, movies with plot, & movies with kick your ass females.
Sands of time, red, just as good as city island or even penguins marching lol.
I don't care about a actor personal life. I like almost every movie tom c does.
He gives them 100% and they have plenty of action in them.
I can watch them more than once and am impressed he does most of his own stunts. He is now...50 year old?
He looks and moves great. He has more good samaritin acts than most stars I read about (stories come from those he helped not his pr guy).
I think the MI series gets better with each one and look forwars to this one. Cast sounds amazing.
Also looking forward to third men in black with will smith. And on a side note. Although I can't imagine leaving nicole kidman and think tom didn't handle things well personally for awhile there he seems to be devoted husband and father now. And now is where people should reside.
Is Sam Worthington in the movie? If not, why not. This movie needs more cow bells.
Listen yall! I'm "old
School! M.I. From the first
3 seasons w/Steven
Hill & Peter Graves(rip)
Is what's happening!
grossman!!!! Aside from that; you pretty much suck as a human charlie babbitt
While I'm not a fan of his personal life and find him a slight bit arrogant, his acting skills are still there. He was the only one that put any effort in Tropic Thunder and he was just a cameo with no major billing. Hell, I didn't recognize him til the credits rolled.
I like the Bourne movies better but MI movies have been okay. DiCaprio's latest movies are slow action/no action, long and drawn out.I keep waiting for something to happen but it never does...and then I wake up and it's time to go to work. Not going to rent the DVD another night.
Nothing smells better than success Tom. Love the critic's, they make you work harder.RB
"At a press conference with cast mates Jeremy Renner and Paula Patton at the Doha Film Festival in Dubai yesterday, Cruise...."
Doha... is in a country called Qatar.... Dubai... is a state in the United Arab Emirates!
How can the Doha Film Festival... be in Dubai? Ignorant of the reporter not to fact check!
you people are idiots..excited for this. HL was incredible that's why it got thr oscar, rennar is the man, not only in HL, but The Town and 28 weeks later, go watch your twilight movies, toolbags.
scientologist : belives that ghosts from another planet invades our bodies an alters our thoughts an moods then having to pay to get to the next level to read some sacred crap wrote by l ron hubbard there is some thing wrong the guy wrote goos books but as a creater of a religion not so sure maybe tom needs to go see another scientologist session , iam am not a bible thumper but why follow some crazy relgion where you have to pay to get helped then tom is one of the top dudes in the cal. scientologist churches
Simply stated – You are a religious bigot. What you state about his religion has nothing to do with movie and has no semblance of truth. You are an idiot.
Can't wait! Tom's my fav actor!!
I will see this film, I really loved the first one way back when, the 2nd was fresh and different from the 1st, the 3rd...well my problem was the love interest...I had a hard time feeling like Ethan really loved her...great that Hoffman was in it, GREAT bad guy. People taking trash without any intelligence should stay away, they add nothing to these discussions. See you at the party Tommy!
Who cares? We all lost interest after the first. Think Tom is an ass and he honestly hasn't produced quality in aa a uuwork s qqstufd
Who cares? We all lost interest after the first. Think Tom is an ass and he honestly hasn't produced quality in a a uuwork s qqstufd
Oy..."Ghost Protocol"? I agree – TV show with Peter Graves way more intriguing. When the first MI remake with Tom came out and featured all of his fellow agents getting whacked by an insider in the first 15 minutes of the movie, it turned me off. I like Tom but these remakes are so boring to me. Can't to this day recall any of the plots. Too bad...
Hey, Jake! You speak as if you were an expert actor. How would you know about acting in a padded suit? Let's see you do a better job as an actor, smart ass.
Jeremy Renner is a good actor and The Hurt Locker is a good movie, it did a good job potraying the physical and psychological struggles as a soldier. And it was great that they showed in the movie how the struggles of a soilder don't end when they come home. Sorry it didnt have more action or whatever you were looking for in a war film, sorry it was too sophisticated for you.
No, it did not to a good job of portraying soldiers. It made EOD troops look like cowboys and presented the profession in a very bad light. It was inaccurate and poorly researched
Jerry O'Connell rocks.
Uhhh ur gay
Theresa, you're fine. The Hurt Locker is a good film. Don't listen to those putzes.
Cruise's best movie, by far, is Jerry Maguire.
Why do they continue to make MI movies?! All of them are one-dimensional and boring!!
Not a Cruise fan, but I didn't mind the Hurt Locker...lol. Guess I'm a minority here!
I LOVE TOM! soooo excited for his new movie! MI is my all time favorite! :)
Paula Patton, now there is a star that continues to shine. I do trust she will add in a big way that extra ingredient to the new Mission.
if he had the balls he would do an indie film and let us see what he really has. He needs to give back what hes taken
I thought he had finally disappeared for good. I guess that mission is impossible. Looks like he needs the money and ego boost. He is no James Bond. Take a cruise tom.
Tom Cruise....was wondering what all you folks busting on him....have got going on that we can admire instead.
There's always one fan that holds out until the end. You must be the last member wearing a Members Only jacket too.
Mission Impossible: Bone Smuggler's Revenge
Jon Hamm and Ben Affleck were awesome as well as hot in "The Town"!!
Jeremy Renner was awesome in The Town oh and he won an Oscar. Therefore I am pretty sure that qualifies him as a good actor.
Mission impossible: The Oprah Files
Emilio estevez was my favorite in all the MI movies... Too bad for his fate :(
Fyi jeremy renner played jeffrey dahmer aka damner in the movie dahmer. I can never look at him since I saw him raping young guys and drilling holes in their heads...
Dear Tom Cruise, just because you don't like the idea of sequel doesn't mean they are not. The first one of these was so terrible that I have not bothered with the second or third SEQUEL and I won't bother with the fourth SEQUEL either. Nut job.
You clearly also didn't bother with a coherent statement. MI2 was the 1st sequel, MI3 was the 2nd sequel, that would make this the 3rd sequel, and yet you call it the 4th sequel. Go read a book, stop trolling the Internet.
Mission Impossible: I'm Laughing All the Way to the Bank!
Mission Impossible: Knight and Gay
Mission Impossible: Xenu Strikes Back
Mission Impossible: Jump the Couch
Mission Impossible: Crusade against the Scientologists*
*If any Scientologists read this, please don't send the Hollywood hit squad after me.... I'm just kidding.
wow you're like so funny and smart. how can i be like you? teach me, please!
I'd rather spend my $$ on an ice cream than on another flop from TC.
I agree with Bob, I hated the first one where Jim Phelps (who wrote this drek ?)turned out to be the villain ! How wrong is that ?
I kinda liked the 2nd movie but the third.....zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.
I thought the MI franchise was going to be re-booted with a new cast.
Mission Impossible: L Ron Hubbard, Witch Doctor
That comment is win.
No, its not.
The original MI tv series was great. Intelligently written and executed. Every episode was a psychological thriller. The MI movies have all been a disappointment and cannot hold a candle to the tv series. The movies are nothing but a string of inane far-fetched action sequences. Peter Graves and the MI team were way better than anything Tom Cruise has shown us.
December 2011? is this a typo?
T. Cruise – I'd still do him.
Yaa!!! Me toooo!!!
Tom Cruise is a has been. But he has yet to see the light and just go away.
Mission: Impossible: Xenu's Revenge
haha.. thats one I would see.. have South Park animate Xenu again
Hurt locker was AWFUL
Maybe Jason Bourne can appear and kick his ass. Now that's a movie.
MI3 was a Great movie. Who gives a damn about Tom Cruise's personality, he is a terrific actor. I can't imagine checking an actor's "politics" before going to see a movie. Freakin' nut jobs!
Agrees. All M.I. movies have had decent storyline and great to see. I can't wait to see Ving Rhames in the movie. I love his parts. I don't like the revolving door of women as Tom's personal interest in the film. I felt we should see some build. But I understand the franchise wants to control the direction of the movie as well and with that comes disappearing women. I don't care about his rant on Oprah. I feel like if he loves his woman great. Most people don't love their spouse which results in our high divorce rates in the US. Tom has always been a good actor and I loved him in that recent film where he was dancing and being someone that is not an attractive white male. I thought that it proved that perhaps he really could act. Tom is doing fine and that Knight and Day movie I looked at and liked too. It was silly and showed that he kind of really has lightened up–or maybe this is who he's always been and he has achieved the status to be able to show it.
If we are going to throw stones at someone for their arrogance throw them at steal a man Jolie. All movies she is in focus solely on her and lack plot. I haven't seen everything but this seems to be the only role she knows how to play.
And please people, political talk does not belong in a post about movies.
Tell us how you really feel AJ.
lame. tom cruise was good in the days of thunder, risky business, top gun days...but anymore more, he's nothing but a washed-up actor.
Washed-up and highly overpaid and overrated!
washed up?? and yet u bothered to read this article about him? hahaha u sure dont have a life! :(
Vladimir Mashkov is in this movie...he will steal every scene
Tom Cruise was at one time a cool actor to go spend a few bucks on a movie for a weekend night out. But I just can't forget the time when he did his "Cuckoo's Nest" tantrum on Oprah and his belittling of Brooke Shields for her dealing with anxiety. Now I understand why he is such a recluse but loves the paparrazzi taking his pictures. Please Tom, instead of giving the world another Bomb for the reasons I just explained, please allow a new comer (actor) to take that spot you so miserably left open after your historical narcissist scholarly input. I won't spend another dime on your movies.
12-16-11? That's over a year from now! Bummer.
I don't care what you name your stinking film. I won't go see it. Tom Cruise is one of the most arrogant people in Hollywood. He's right up there with Nancy Pelosi.
No one tops the arrogance of a Sarah Palin or that of Rush but thats why we love them
Other than Obama of course and not many love him anymore.
How many movies has Nancy Pelosi been in?
then dont see it! so what! nobodys forcing u, ur not a loss to TC!
I'm just watching it because of Josh Holloway.
....Josh is totally yummy
Yeah ;). Yume!!!!! Nut lickin gud
I'm more excited to see Jeremy Renner in this movie. He was excellent in the Hurt Locker.
Just because you said it twice does not make it true. Renner is a terrible actor. The Hurt Locker was a terrible movie. How tough is it for an actor to act in padded suit? Not tough at all!
Hurt Locker was a terrible movie and that dude wasn't that great in it.
I'm with Jake. Hurt Locker was a Terrible movie.
Agreed – Hurt Locker was a terrible movie. About 1/2 of the audience walked out on it when we went.
I like cnn news
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