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Simon McBurney Joins Tom Cruise in ‘Mission: Impossible 5’

“Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” thesp Simon McBurney is in negotiations to join the cast of Skydance and Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible 5,” which is currently in production.

Tom Cruise will once again star in the latest installment of the action franchise. Alec Baldwin and Rebecca Ferguson are also on board with Jeremy Renner set to return. Chris McQuarrie is directing with Cruise, Skydance’s David Ellison and J.J. Abrams producing.

Plot details are being kept under wraps but sources say McBurney will play the boss of Ferguson’s character. Drew Pearce penned the script.

McBurney recently completed filming a lead role in the BBC/HBO mini-series “Casual Vacancy” and can also be seen in the new AMC show “Knifeman.” On the film front he last appeared in Woody Allen’s “Magic in the Moonlight” and can be seen next in Focus’ “The Theory of Everything.”

He is repped by UTA, Circle Of Confusion and Troika in the UK.

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