J.J. Abrams directing MI: 3
Paramount Pictures and Cruise/Wagner Productions have announced that J.J. Abrams will be making his big screen debut directing Mission Impossible 3. His cast will include Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, Carrie-Anne Moss, Kenneth Branagh, and Scarlett Johansson.
Abrams, the screenwriter of Armageddon, is also the creator of Alias and Felicity as well as a writer on the new television series Lost. MI: 3 will begin shooting in the summer of 2005.