According to The Hollywood Reporter, Simon Pegg has signed on to join Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible 3. He will play an ally of Special Agent Ethan Hunt (Cruise).

Directed by J.J. Abrams, M:I-3 boasts an ensemble cast that also includes Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ving Rhames, Laurence Fishburne, Billy Crudup, Michelle Monaghan, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Keri Russell and Maggie Q.

Pegg, best known for toplining and co-writing the indie breakout Shaun of the Dead, is a veteran of British TV. His film credits also include The Reckoning and a cameo in Land of the Dead.

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Brian B.