ByColm S. Herron, writer at Creators.co
Colm S. Herron

Alec Baldwin has just been announced to play Ethan Hunt's boss in the next Mission: Impossible instalment. Reuniting with his [Rock of Ages](movie:44085) star Tom Cruise, he will be filling the shoes of the Lawrence Fishburne role from Mission: Impossible 3. Here's hoping not as another mole. No details have been given as to the size of this part yet, he might just have a scene or two like Anthony Hopkins in M:I 2 or he might have a more active role.

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Baldwin as Hunt's Boss

A second announcement was made in the form of Swedish actress Rebecca Ferguson ( [Hercules](movie:365390)). She will, reportedly, be playing an assassin femme fatale type character with a confirmed significant part in the movie.

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Ferguson as Femme Fatale?

The returning cast includes, Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner Simon Pegg with the other franchise regulars have been rumored but not confirmed.

Are you looking forward to M:I 5?

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