Cruise plays Ethan Hunt in this thriller, directed by Brad Bird. After an escape from a Russian prison, Ethan Hunt is immediately offered another mission. Hunt and other IMF agents head to the Kremlin to discover the identity of a terrorist code-named Cobalt. The mission does not go as planned and the team is forced to abort, but on their way out the door, the Kremlin explodes, and the IMF takes the blame. Co-starring Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, and Simon Pegg.
I like to work with people that I like hanging out with, that I admire, that are really smart and talented and we can, you know, problem-solve together. That’s what it’s about. I love J.J. To work with him again on this – that’s why I did it. That’s why I brought it to him, I said, ‘Let’s do this together, we’ll have some fun.