Mission Impossible 4 Will be all About the Ghost Protocol

Yeah, it sounds more like a Tom Clancy-based videogame than the latest installment in a lucrative action movie franchise, but that’s what they’re calling the fourth “Misison: Impossible” movie. Or to be more specific: ” Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol”.

Says star Tom Cruise about the forthcoming sequel and title:

One of the things I always wanted for the franchise was for it not to have a number afterwards. I’ve never done sequels to films and I never thought of these films as sequels. Paramount has done a great job in coming up with a title, so it’s not going to be MI2, 3, 4: It’s going to be Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol.

Okey doke.

The Brad Bird-directed actioner blows up in theaters December 16, 2011. Cruies is joined by Jeremy Renner and Paul Patton.

Personally, I don’t care what they call it, as long as they keep this: