Did You Know?
He was hired by frequent collaborator Tom Cruise
to do revisions to the script for Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol
(2011). McQuarrie's work was originally given a shared 'written by' credit. This was evident in the first trailer for the film. However, the Writer's Guild of America removed McQuarrie's name from any writing credit by the time the movie was released on December 16, 2011.