Tom Cruise Accepts Fifth Mission: Impossible Movie

Access Hollywood
Tom Cruise is seen upon arrival at Tokyo International Airport on May 6, 2013 in Tokyo -- Getty Premium

Ethan Hunt is ready for another mission!

According to Entertainment Weekly and Deadline, Tom Cruise has signed on for a fifth installment of the "Mission: Impossible" movie franchise.

Tom's last adventure, 2011's "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," pulled in $700 million at the box office worldwide.

PHOTOS: Tom Cruise: Hollywood's Original 'Maverick'

Deadline reported that writer-director Christopher McQuarrie, who worked with Tom on 2012's "Jack Reacher," is in the lead to direct.

Back in February (in a Tweet that has since been deleted), McQuarrie wrote that he was in the middle of "deciding to accept" the job.

WATCH: Tom Cruise Reminiscences Over His Long Career

Further casting, plot and production details have yet to be revealed.

-- Jesse Spero

Copyright 2013 by NBC Universal, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.