Nicholas Hoult joins Mission: Impossible
Los Angeles: Actor Nicholas Hoult has joined the cast of Hollywood star Tom Cruise's next Mission: Impossible movie.
Director Christopher McQuarrie made the announcement on Instagram.
"Say, @nicholashoult, care to raise a little hell?" he wrote, to which Hoult replied, "Love to. Though why stop at a little?"
Details about the actor's role are still under wraps, but according to Variety he will play a villain.
Cruise is reprising his role of secret agent Ethan Hunt in the seventh and eighth Mission: Impossible movies.
McQuarrie will write and direct both the films, which will be shot back-to-back.
The seventh installment is scheduled for a July 23, 2021 release, while the eighth film will hit the theatres on August 5, 2022.
Hayley Atwell and Pom Klementieff are also part of the cast.