The stars of "Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol" were present for the premiere show in London, held Tuesday night at the BFI IMAX in Waterloo.

Action-hero Tom Cruise who plays Ethan, the spy, was the main attraction. The presence of Cruise's co-stars in the film, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton and Lea Seydoux, was a treat for MI-fans.

Cruise was seen talking to fans and posing for photographers as he arrived at the BFI.

The star-studded premiere was attended by model Caprice Bourret, X-Files star Gillian Anderson and Daily Mirror journalist Richard Hammond and Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson.

"Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol," a sequel to the Mission Impossible series, will be released on Boxing Day in the UK.

Tom Cruise poses for shutterbugs as he arrives at BFI IMAX, Waterloo, London.Press Association
Cruise who plays spy Ethan stands in front of Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol banner.Press Association
Tom Cruise seen with producer Bryan Burk (left), Director Brad Bird, Co-Stars Paula Patton, Lea Seydoux, Samuli Edelmann and Simon Pegg at the Tuesday night show.Press Association
The actor seen with two lead characters of the film at London premiere.Press Association
Top Gear Presenters Richard Hammond and Jeremy Clarkson with Tom Cruise at BFI IMAX, Waterloo.Press Association