"Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol," originally scheduled to be released on December 16, will be released December 21, Paramount Pictures announced Wednesday.

"Ghost Protocol" is the fourth in the "Mission: Impossible" series, starring Tom Cruise.

The studio also said that it will release "G.I. Joe: Retaliation" on June 29, 2012 instead of August 10, 2012.

"G.I. Joe" is the second in that franchise.