josh-holloway-mission-impossible-castingIn great piece of Casting News from Mission Impossible 4 we get that Lost alum Josh Holloway is joining Mission Impossible 4.

Lost alums are getting work lately, we already informed about Jorge Garcia joining How I Met Your Mother, and now Josh Holloway joins Mission Impossible in what will be  a great addition both for the movie as for the actor´s resumee.

Mission Impossible 4 was originally conceived by J.J. Abrams who then worked with writers Andre Nemec and Josh Appelbaum to turn it into a screenplay. Brad Bird of Pixar’s The Incredibles and The Iron Giant fame is directing with newcomers Holloway, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton and Vladimir Mashkov joining franchise regulars Cruise, Ving Rhames and Simon Pegg.

Shooting is expected to begin within the next few weeks in Dubai with an expected 400 cast and crew to spend several weeks in the city home to the tallest building on earth. The production will then move to Prague and Vancouver.

Mission Impossible 4 explodes into theaters on December 16, 2011.

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