Tom Cruise has confirmed that animator supremo Brad Bird will direct 'Mission: Impossible 4'.
Cruise who also produces the movies said: "The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, Ratatouille - Brad is enormously talented and producer J.J. Abrams and I are having a blast, cranking away. We're having a lot of fun. I like working with people I just love hanging out with. You get to hang out and laugh and talk stories and movies and technology: what are we going to do?"
This will be Oscar winner Bird's first live action feature. MI:4 will be released in US theatres December 16.