files/pictures/picture-35.jpgJosh Applebaum and Andre Nemec, the creators of the TV series HAPPY TOWN and OCTOBER ROAD, have been hired to write MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE IV, reports VARIETY
. The Paramount Pictures production will be produced by Tom Cruise and J.J. Abrams. Applebaum and Nemec are new to the feature world but they previously served as co-exec producers on Abrams' Bad Robot's ALIAS. The return of Cruise as Ethan Hunt is set for 2011.