Paramount Pictures has just released the first trailer for the highly-anticipated action-adventure Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol, which arrives in theaters on December 16. Take a look at the first footage from this action-packed sequel as well as three new images featuring returning stars Tom Cruise, Ving Rhames, and Simon Pegg, along with franchise newcomers Jeremy Renner, Josh Holloway, and Paula Patton.

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