Ving Rhames, who has appeared in all the “Mission: Impossible” movie so far as Luther Stickell, will return in Mission: Impossible 5. The film’s director, Christopher McQuarrie, tweeted the following: “Welcome back, Mr. Rhames. cc: @TomCruise @simonpegg @Renner4Real #MI5Diary”
As noted by McQuarrie in the tweet, he’s joining Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner and Simon Pegg in the December 25, 2015 release. Rebecca Ferguson will reportedly play the female lead, while Alec Baldwin is said to play the head of the CIA in the new film.