Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (previously titled Mission: Impossible is an upcoming American action spy film directed by Christopher McQuarrie and written by Drew Pearce and Will Staples. It is the fifth installment in the Mission: Impossible series and was preceded by Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011). It stars Tom Cruise, who reprises his role of IMF Agent Ethan Hunt. It is produced by Tom Cruise, J. J. Abrams, and David Ellison of Skydance Productions.Filming began on August 21, 2014 in Vienna, Austria, and it concluded on March 12, 2015. The film is scheduled to be released in IMAX theaters worldwide and in North America by Paramount Pictures on July 31, 2015.