Drew Pearce helped write Marvel’s “Iron Man 3” starring Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle and more. Now he’s set to write “Mission: Impossible 5”, the sequel to “Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol”. Tom Cruise is returning as Ethan Hunt. Brad Bird is out as director and Christopher McQuarrie (“Jack Reacher”) is in. J.J. Abrams (“Star Trek Into Darkness”) is producing.

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