Brad Bird Confirmed to Direct MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE IV

     May 6, 2010

Earlier today, we reported that Paramount had set December 16, 2011 as the release date for Mission: Impossible IV.  However, there was no word if director Brad Bird was officially attached to helm or still in negotiations.  Empire now confirms …

Brad Bird Is Close to Directing MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE IV

     April 8, 2010

Director Brad Bird (The Iron Giant, The Incredibles) is in final negotiations with Paramount to direct Mission: Impossible IV starring Tom Cruise. Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland) was previously rumored for the gig but chose to do 30 Minutes or Less instead.  …