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Chris McQuarrie accepts Mission Impossible 6, will return to direct

Christopher McQuarrie will return for seconds as he has accepted the gig to direct the follow up to his Mission Impossible Rogue Nation. This will be his third time directing star Tom Cruise who he also helmed in Jack Reacher.

hollywood Updated: Dec 01, 2015 16:50 IST
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Christopher McQuarrie has chosen to accept the mission once again.

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation director will return to helm the sixth Mission Impossible movie starring Tom Cruise.

The director helmed the hugely successful Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation, which released earlier this year, said the Hollywood reporter.

He confirmed recently that he is involved in the development of the upcoming latest instalment in the franchise.

With a vague tweet, Christopher wrote, “Mission: Accepted #MI6.” However, Christopher did not reveal in which capacity he would be returning - as director or scriptwriter, or both.

The next film, temporarily titled Mission: Impossible 6, will be the third time franchise star Tom Cruise has joined forces with McQuarrie.

As well as Rogue Nation, McQuarrie also wrote and directed Tom Cruise in the 2012 film Jack Reacher. Cruise confirmed earlier this year that he would be returning for the sixth story in the franchise. The 53-year-old actor first starred as Agent Ethan Hunt in 1996’s Mission: Impossible.

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First Published: Dec 01, 2015 16:45 IST