Tom Cruise Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol Co-Star Jeremy Renner At Academy Awards

Renner Town Oscar

As the team at reported earlier in the year, Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol co-star Jeremy Renner was nominated for an Academy Award owing to his work on the heist movie, The Town. While Renner wound up not winning the Oscar for Best Actor in a Supporting Role – his second Academy nomination in two years – he did reveal to the reporters from Access Hollywood some of his experience working on the latest installment in the Mission: Impossible series.

The team at is obviously disappointed Tom’s collaborator on Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol didn’t take home the hardware, which went to Christian Bale for his terrific performance in The Fighter. In a show of class all the way around, Renner spent some time on the red carpet at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood on Sunday answering questions about his current work with Tom, Simon Pegg and director Brad Bird on the spy thriller.

His experience in a word: “Awesome.”

Take a look below at the footage from the glamor-filled evening leading to one of the biggest nights for the entertainment industry during the year:

How nice is he! We think Mr. Renner is also an awesome guy, with major-league acting chops and the work ethic to go as far as he wants in this business. As an fan can tell from the video, between the stunts and physical nature of shooting with Tom on Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, it’s a demanding job. And one we can’t wait to see complete and polished on the big screen this year!

For those folks waiting eagerly as well, there exists the opportunity to whet your appetites with a trip to the recent past of the Mission: Impossible series. If you’re so inclined, picking up a copy of the Mission: Impossible III DVD will get the adrenaline coursing and prime you for the excitement of Ghost Protocol. Take a look below for the details on how to pick up your copy:

What’s your take on Jeremy Renner at the Oscars? Are you a little disappointed on the results? Happy with them? Don’t care and just looking forward to more action!? Let us know in the comments section.

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  • Eszter

    Mission Impossible is the only movie me and my hubby can BOTH enjoy! :-)

  • amomargaridas13

    My father was always fascinated by cinema and I left this legacy. My memory of watching my first Oscar comes from four years old. I do not think the awards for the most part just … Watch more traditionally … Many directors, actors and films have been wronged. As quoted in the very last award subtly SpielbernGicu00e9ia de FreitasnKisse From Rio de Janeiro

  • Alboooz

    I just can’t wait 4 this movie to see on theater…btw when is going to be released…any idea?

  • Muhaned

    I Love Tom Cruise

  • James Chane

    Can’t wait to see the Ghost Protocol, I’m sure there will be a lot of great stunts and action. Thanks for signing up on Sina Weibo and keeping in touch with your fans in China. I have been living in China for the past 6 years doing over 5000 hrs of volunteering and charity.. I hope you can do some fundraisers or charity here in China someday. Or maybe you already have..Keep up the good work. Sina Wiebo friend: James Chane