October 29th, 2010
10:45 AM ET
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.
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