Tom Cruise has signed on to star in a fifth installment of the blockbuster "Mission: Impossible" film franchise, EW.com reported.

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The first "M:I" movie premiered in 1996, while the fourth movie came out in 2011.

Deadline.com said Christopher McQuarrie, the writer-director of Cruise's 2012 action thriller "Jack Reacher," is in talks to direct "M:I5."