Among the IMF agents introduced in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is Jane Carter, played by Paula Patton, who only appears in the 2011 film. Carter, henchman of assassinated IMF agent Trevor Hanaway, is haunted by Hanaway’s death and swears revenge on his killer, Sabine Moreau. After successfully avenging Hanaway in Dubai, Carter and the rest of the team stop nuclear terrorist Kurt Hendricks in Mumbai, though Carter is never mentioned in subsequent Mission: Impossible movies.
Since appearing in Ghost Protocol, Patton has starred in a range of film and television projects, from romantic comedies like 2011’s Jumping the Broom to 2017’s television miniseries Somewhere Between. Among Patton’s more notable ones Post-Ghost Protocol roles include orc warrior Garona in 2016’s Warcraft and entertainment advocate Daniella Hernandez in the 2019 thriller Sacrifice and the subsequent TV series sequel. Patton was married to Grammy Award-nominated recording artist Robin Thicke from 2005 to 2015 and shared custody of their son with him after their divorce (per People).