UPDATE: 10/7/10 12:30 PM PST - Deadline New York is now reporting that Slumdog Millionaire star Anil Kapoor has been cast as yet another villain in Mission: Impossible. No details on his character were given, although he was described as, "a major heavy" in the movie.

Original Story: Actress Léa Seydoux (Robin Hood) has joined the cast of the action-packed sequel Mission: Impossible, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The actress, who appeared in the opening scene of Inglourious Basterds, will portray the main female villain, opposite Michael Nyqvist's lead male villain. No further details were given on either of these two villain characters.

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Tom Cruise reprises his role of Ethan Hunt in this new movie, along with returning cast members Ving Rhames as Luther Stickle and Simon Pegg as Benji Dunn from Mission: Impossible III. New additions to the franchise include Jeremy Renner, Josh Holloway, Paula Patton and Vladimir Mashkov.

Brad Bird is directing from a script by Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec, with J.J. Abrams producing. The movie is currently shooting in Europe.

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