Next “Mission: Impossible” Movies Cast Shea Whigham

Shea Whigham. Photo by John Salangsang/January Images/Shutterstock (9943833ah)

Shea Whigham has been cast in the next two installments of the Mission: Impossible franchise. 

Christopher McQuarrie, director of both Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation and Mission: Impossible – Fallout has confirmed that the True Detective star is set to star in the films. McQuarrie revealed the casting Friday tweeting “You won’t see him coming,” along with a photo of the actor.

Franchise veteran Tom Cruise who returns as spy Ethan Hunt, a role he’s played since 1996, will be joined by a number of new cast members including Hayley Atwell and Pom Klementieff. 

It is unknown what role Whigham will portray.