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'Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol' full trailer - now with an interesting plot and exploding cars

Brad Bird is best known as a reflective writer and director of animated films like The Iron Giant and Pixar classics like Ratatouille and The Incredibles, but it looks like he may know how to work with humans as well. The first full trailer for Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol is out and it looks like it could have both an interesting plot and some of the craziest action out there.

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Mission: Impossible IV to be renamed and star Jeremy Renner

Ethan Hunt is taking a cue from James Bond, it seems. The next Mission: Impossible film may not be named Mission: Impossible IV, breaking the current naming convention. It may not even have "Mission: Impossible" in the title, reports Variety. Producer J.J. Abrams, star Tom Cruise and director Brad Bird (a Pixar alumni) have decided to go a new route for the next film. Yesterday, it was announced that Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker) star opposite Cruise.

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Pixar lends a hand to Jason Segel's Muppet movie

Pixar sure is busy. I worry about them. Worry or not, they are lending a helping hand to a lot of projects these days, including Jason Segel's new Muppet movie. According to Empire Online, the script was read to Pixar royalty Pete Doctor (big Muppet fan), Michael Arndt, Brad Bird, and Ed Catmull. There's no word on whether it's because the script needs work or if the film's creators just want some professional advice. 

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