"Lost" star Josh Holloway is in talks to join the cast of Tom Cruise's next "Mission: Impossible" movie.

The TV hunk, who played castaway Sawyer on the desert island drama, looks set to join the action man, Paula Patton and "The Hurt Locker" star Jeremy Renner in "Mission: Impossible IV."

Vladimir Mashkov and Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist will play the villains of the piece.

The film is set to hit cinemas at the end of next year.