British actress Vanessa Kirby of The Crown is in final talks for a lead role in the next Mission: Impossible film.
According to Variety, Vanessa Kirby will play a mysterious new character.plot details as well as information about Kirby’s role are unknown at this time.but the role is expected to be as large as Ferguson’s was in ‘Rogue Nation’.
Kirby garnered acclaim for her portrayal of Queen Elizabeth’s sister, Princess Margaret, in Netflix’s The Crown, but she has also appeared in the likes of The Frankenstein Chronicles and Jupiter Ascending.
Tom Cruise and Rebecca Ferguson are confirmed to return, while Simon Pegg and Jeremy Renner are also expected back though to what extent is unclear. “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” writer/director Christopher McQuarrie returns to both pen and direct the film.
Cruise will produce along with David Ellison and shooting is slated this spring ahead of a Summer 2018 release.