Tom Cruise's Latest "Mission: Impossible": Christmas 2011
Published at 8:02 PM EDT on May 6, 2010 | Updated at 8:15 PM EDT on May 6, 2010
Tom Cruise has a holiday "Mission" on the way.
"Mission: Impossible 4" will arrive in theaters on December 16, 2011, Paramount confirmed to Access Hollywood on Thursday.
According to Variety, Pixar helmer Brad Bird is "circling" the director's chair.
The film will arrive on the same date as another anticipated sequel, the third installment of "Alvin and the Chipmunks 3-D."
As previously reported on AccessHollywood.com, Tom will also co-produce the film alongside J.J. Abrams, who directed "Mission: Impossible 3."
Cruise recently wrapped production on the spy thriller "Knight and Day," opposite Cameron Diaz, slated for release in July 2010.
Related Content from AccessHollywood.com:
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Filmography: The Movies That Made Tom Cruise A Star!
VIEW THE PHOTOS: Mission: Impossible III
PLAY IT NOW: New Trailer: Tom Cruise & Cameron Diaz In 'Knight And Day'
PLAY IT NOW: Dish Of Salt: Will Tom Cruise Make A Cameo In 'Eclipse'?
MORE ACCESS ON THESE TOPICS: Tom Cruise - Movies - Celebrities
Copyright Access Hollywood