Jeremy Renner's new mission

 

Will the Hurt Locker's Jeremy Renner become the new Ethan Hunt? The actor, who will star in Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol, might take over, replacing lead man Tom Cruise.

Will the Hurt Locker's Jeremy Renner become the new Ethan Hunt?

The actor, who will star in Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol, might take over, replacing lead man Tom Cruise.

``It's a franchise to potentially take over,'' Renner recently told MTV News. ``I can't predict the future and what they want, but that's certainly the idea.''

The 39-year old Oscar-nominated hottie wouldn't go into details, only commenting, ``It's Tom's baby. He's the engine behind the thing. What happens after that, we'll see.''

UP IN SMOKE

Part of the Nevada home of Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss caught on fire Thanksgiving.

Fleiss said she was at the house in Pahrump, west of Las Vegas, when the fire broke out.

Officials from Pahrump Fire Department say the fire started in a chimney that lacked a spark arrestor. She was unharmed.

GIRLS VACAY

Move over, Courteney Cox. There's a new BFF in town. According to JustJared.com, Jen Aniston and Chelsea Handler spent the holiday together in Los Cabos, Mexico.

Missing in action was Handler's boy toy 50 Cent and the newly single Cox , who usually vacations with her pal Aniston.

THE NAKED TRUTH

If you got it, flaunt it. That must be what's on football star Chad Ochocinco's brain.

The Bengals wide receiver has bared all in a new PETA campaign ad, that urges, ``Ink, Not Mink. Be Comfortable in Your Own Skin and Let Animals Keep Theirs.''

The ad was shot by celebrity photographer Robert Sebree.

In the photo, Ochocinco - sans clothes -- covered his goods with (what else) a football.

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