Lea Seydoux, who starred in Robin Hood and featured prominently in the opening sequence of Inglourious Basterds, has joined the cast of Brad Bird’s Mission: Impossible 4 as the lead female villain.

Seydoux will star alongside Tom Cruise, Michael Nyqvist, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Vladimir Mashkov, Ving Rhames and Simon Pegg.

M:I-4 will be directed by Brad Bird. Cruise, JJ Abrams and Paula Wagner will act as producer.

The film is currently in production in Prague, and a few pictures have found their way online already.

THR reported this one.