The actress is said to have been offered a starring role alongside Tom Cruise, who is returning to reprise the role of Ethan Hunt. She will likely play his love interest or come in as a fellow agent. Nothing has been confirmed by the studio.
No plot details have been released, but the project will re-team Tom Cruise with director Christopher McQuarrie. They previously work together on the crime thriller Jack Reacher. Drew Pearce and Bruce Geller are writing the project with J.J. Abrams and Tom Cruise producing.
Mission: Impossible 5 comes to theaters December 25th, 2015 and stars Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Alec Baldwin, Rebecca Ferguson, Simon McBurney. The film is directed by Christopher McQuarrie.