With filming continuing on Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol in Vancouver, this year’s Tom Cruise movie has begun earning more notice from the mainstream press, named one of the most intriguing movies of the year in an article from Wired Magazine on their Underwire blog. The fourth installation of the super spy series starring Tom as the iconic secret agent Ethan Hunt surely brings a ton to the table. Let’s examine the facts and get your opinion on the coming action film that should rank among Tom’s best.
First, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol director Brad Bird makes his live-action debut comes off Oscar wins for animated feature from Ratatouille and The Incredbiles while working at the venerated PIXAR studio. Tom is also joined by current Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner, who is fresh off amazing performances in The Town and The Hurt Locker. If you’re looking for amazing new talent on the team, you got it!
That all comes in addition to the return of several of the Mission Impossible team from previous editions of the film series. On the production and writing side, J.J. Abrams leaves the directing chair he occupied for MI:III to co-produce Ghost Protocol with Tom in addition to writing the original story. Comic actor Simon Pegg also return as IMF computer wizard Benji from the third movie in the series, bringing the touch of levity to break up high-flying action.
If you don’t believe us about the last part, just take a look at the clip below:
So what do you think of the upcoming Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol? Does it rank on your list of most intriguing movies for 2011? Does it take the top spot? Let us know in the comments section.
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