Paula Patton is Mission:Impossible 4's leading lady

Tom Cruise lands a leading lady

02 Sep 2010

Mission Impossible 4 finds its female star

She may not be a household name just yet, but Paula Patton is definitely making her way up the fame ladder. Following her highly acclaimed performance in the Oscar-nominated drama Precious, the actress is now set to act alongside Tom Cruise in the fourth instalment of the hugely successful Mission: Impossible franchise.

Paula, who is married to RB singer Robin Thicke, was chosen from a slew of hopefuls including Smallville’s Kristen Kreuk and Happy Town’s Lauren German, according to

The star will join Tom and Hurt Locker actor Jeremy Renner in the highly anticipated sequel which will begin filming in Canada, Dubai and Czech Republic later this year.

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