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'Mission Impossible IV' gets a 'Dragon Tattoo' villain
Tom Cruise and Jeremy Renner finally have a worthy adversary. Michael Nyqvist, who is best known for playing journalist Mikael Blomkvist in the Swedish movie version of "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" has come on board to battle Ethan Hunt in "Mission Impossible IV."
The 39-year-old Nyqvist's only previous English-language production appears to be the Maria Bello indie "Downloading Nancy."
Brad Bird will direct the picture which also features Paula Patton, and Vladimir Mashkov. Ving Rhames and Simon Pegg are two of the familiar faces retuning for another go around. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the productions scouting locations in Vancouver, Prague and Dubai for an expected December 2011 release.