"Mission: Accepted" - Hayley Atwell joining Tom Cruise in the next 'Mission: Impossible'

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(LOS ANGELES) -- Hayley Atwell is going from the MCU to the IMF. Best-known for playing Peggy Carter in Marvel's Captain America films and ABC's Agent Carter, Atwell will join Tom Cruise in the next Mission: Impossible movie.

"Should you choose to accept...," M.I. writer-director Christopher McQuarrie captioned a photo of Atwell on Instagram Friday, to which she responded, "Mission: Accepted. Though I’m not the sort to follow orders..." 

McQuarrie directed 2015's Rogue Nation, as well as last year's Fallout, which became the M:I franchise's highest-grossing film with $791.1 million worldwide. 

Meanwhile, Atwell will reprise her Agent Carter role for an episode of What If...?, the upcoming animated Marvel Studios series for Disney+.

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