19 November 2013 8:03 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

In today's continuing casting news: Simon Pegg, who starred as tech specialist Benji Dunn in Brad Bird's Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, recently confirmed his return to the franchise in Christopher McQuarrie's Mission: Impossible 5, due out Christmas Day, 2015. Nick Eversman (The Runaways) has been cast as a young Mick Jagger in Tate Taylor's James Brown biopic, Get on Up, starring Chadwick Boseman (42). Hit the jump for more on both pictures.  News of Pegg's return for M:i 5 comes courtesy of Pegg himself in this interview with MTV for The World's End: Meanwhile, THR reports that Eversman will play Rolling Stones frontman Jagger in Get on Up.  Apparently, Eversman "won the role with both an audition and by sending in a side-by-side comparison of himself and the real Jagger", and a copy of him singing a rendition of the Stones' "Time Is on My Side".  The »

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