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2006-05-07 12:46:26

By Dean Goodman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "Mission: Impossible III," the first big action film of the summer, opened disappointingly at the weekend box office in North American, despite a whirlwind publicity tour by its pricey star, Tom Cruise. The spy thriller sold $48 million worth of tickets in its first three days in theaters across the United States and Canada, distributor Paramount Pictures said on Sunday. The Viacom Inc.-owned studio said the figure was within its expectations...

2006-05-04 08:14:11

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Take heart, art house movie fans: Big bad Tom Cruise and his Hollywood thriller "Mission: Impossible III" is not the only film in theaters on Friday. Small-time director Terry Zwigoff, whose low-budget films have won fans with quirky tales about people living on the edge of mainstream America, sees his comedy "Art School Confidential" open this week too. For people interested in art -- and not just movies, but painting, drawing and...

2006-05-03 17:20:00

By Christine Kearney NEW YORK -- Tom Cruise led New York media and fans on a wild goose chase around the city on Wednesday as he performed stunts designed to publicize his new spy movie "Mission: Impossible III." In keeping with the theme of the movie, his agents kept his exact whereabouts a secret so the city was littered with packs of photographers, camera crews and reporters wondering if they were in the right place at the right time. At least one of his dates with admirers was relatively...

2006-05-01 07:45:48

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - When widely hyped action flick "Mission: Impossible III" opens in the United States on Friday, Hollywood will be looking for clues to a billion-dollar question: Is Tom Cruise still one of cinema's biggest draws? If so, Cruise might earn a new nickname, "Teflon Tom," for his seemingly innate ability to bounce back from bad or eyebrow-raising publicity about his involvement with Scientology, romance with actress Katie Holmes, preparations...

2006-05-01 07:45:00

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES -- When widely hyped action flick "Mission: Impossible III" opens in the United States on Friday, Hollywood will be looking for clues to a billion-dollar question: Is Tom Cruise still one of cinema's biggest draws? If so, Cruise might earn a new nickname, "Teflon Tom," for his seemingly innate ability to bounce back from bad or eyebrow-raising publicity about his involvement with Scientology, romance with actress Katie Holmes, preparations for fatherhood and...

2006-04-26 14:02:06

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It is a mission that, for now, seems not so impossible in Hollywood. The summer movie season swings into action on May 5 when "Mission: Impossible III" starring Tom Cruise lands in theaters with one goal: revitalize the box office after a dismal 2005 season in which attendance and ticket sales fell dramatically. The season, which lasts roughly four months starting the first weekend in May, earns movie studios as much as 40 percent of...

2006-04-26 09:55:00

PARIS -- Will Tom Cruise stay or will he go? The Hollywood actor has kept reporters guessing, announcing on Monday he would cut short a European promotion tour for his new film to spend time with his newborn baby only to say hours later he would continue his trip to London and Paris. But Cruise left dozens of camera teams, reporters and photographers waiting in vain for him at Paris' Ritz hotel on Wednesday, where he was supposed to give a press conference to promote his latest blockbuster...

2006-04-25 20:50:38

LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Cruise put off seeing his newborn daughter to attend the British premiere of his new action film, "Mission: Impossible III," on Tuesday. The Hollywood actor had been due to return to the United States to see his bride-to-be Katie Holmes and baby Suri, but decided instead to stay in Europe for a publicity tour. Wearing a black suit and shirt and dark glasses, he made one of his customary extended walkabouts in London's Leicester Square. He posed for pictures,...

2006-04-25 18:03:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Cruise put off seeing his newborn daughter to attend the British premiere of his new action film, "Mission: Impossible III," on Tuesday. The Hollywood actor had been due to return to the United States to see his bride-to-be Katie Holmes and baby Suri, but decided instead to stay in Europe for a publicity tour. Wearing a black suit and shirt and dark glasses, he made one of his customary extended walkabouts in London's Leicester Square. He posed for pictures,...

2006-04-24 10:37:53

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Tom Cruise was in Rome to promote his latest film on Monday, but his main mission was to rush back home to his bride-to-be, actress Katie Holmes, and their baby daughter and resume diaper duties. The 43-year-old actor told a news conference in Rome ahead of the world premiere of "Mission: Impossible III" that he would cut short a European promotional tour that also includes Paris, where he and Holmes were engaged 10 months ago. "It was everything...