Deadline is reporting that Rebecca Ferguson, soon to be seen opposite Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson in Hercules, has joined Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible 5. She will be playing the female lead opposite Tom Cruise.
Additionally, the same outlet also reports that Alec Baldwin is in advanced talks to join the film and play the head of the CIA. Expect confirmation on that over the next few days if all goes to plan.
As well as Ferguson and Cruise, McQuarrie’s M:I5 will also feature Simon Pegg and Jeremy Renner, with it currently scheduled for a 25th December, 2015 release.