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2010-06-09 17:45:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures and MTV Films announced today that they are set to develop a movie around mega-producer Les Grossman. The announcement comes on the heels of Grossman's groundbreaking and visionary production of the soon-to-be Emmy® award-winning 2010 MTV Movie Awards Sunday night. Tom Cruise, along with Ben Stiller and Stuart Cornfeld of Red Hour Films, will produce and have secured the life rights to Grossman. (Photo:...

2010-05-07 15:08:00

PITTSBURGH, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Paula Wagner, renowned Hollywood producer and former top talent agent and studio executive, will be the keynote speaker at this year's diploma ceremony for the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. The event, which will recognize students receiving their master's and doctoral degrees, will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 15 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall in Oakland. (Logo:...

2010-02-09 17:41:00

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures announced today that it is making "Mission Impossible IV." The film, which will be produced by Tom Cruise, J.J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions and will star Cruise, will be released Memorial Day weekend 2011. "Tom and J.J. are great talents and we are excited to be working with them to re-launch this legendary franchise," said Paramount Pictures Chairman & CEO, Brad Grey. Screenwriters Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec are...

2010-01-12 17:12:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards, presented by Learjet, are taking flight on January 22nd at the Beverly Hilton. John Travolta, the official Ambassador of Aviation, will present Tom Cruise with the "Top Aviation Inspiration and Patriotism Award." Tom Cruise's passion for aviation started at a young age. Growing up in modest economic conditions, Cruise's family moved frequently but once young Tom hung his P-51 Mustang...

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2009-08-24 12:12:50

Brad Pitt's manager says the actor was misquoted as telling the German magazine Stern that Tom Cruise's Nazi-themed picture Valkyrie was ridiculous. Pitt, who co-starred with Cruise in the 1994 film Interview with the Vampire, was said to have made the remark while promoting his new World War II movie Inglourious Basterds. Cruise's 2008 film was based on the true story of a botched attempt to assassinate German dictator and Holocaust architect Adolf Hitler. Rottentomatoes.com indicated both...

2009-08-07 16:14:58

U.S. studio Paramount Pictures and producers Tom Cruise and J.J. Abrams have announced the writing team for Mission: Impossible IV. Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec were named to write the screenplay, joining the list of writers who moved from Abrams' television series to write features he directs and produces, Variety reported Friday. Applebaum and Nemec spent four seasons with Abrams as co-executive producers of Alias. Variety said the Mission: Impossible IV script is based on a story Abrams...

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2009-06-18 20:30:00

Tom Cruise and J.J. Abrams have signed on to co-produce Mission: Impossible IV for the American movie studio Paramount Pictures. The Hollywood Reporter said the latest installment in the action film series is targeted for a 2011 theatrical release. Cruise starred as hero Ethan Hunt in the first three big-screen blockbusters, the last of which was released in 2006. The entertainment industry trade newspaper said it was unclear whether Cruise will reprise his role or help Abrams rework the...

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2009-04-16 08:34:14

The husband of actress Katie Holmes' older sister has died of heart failure in Florida at the age of 48, officials said. Joseph Fretti was discovered dead Sunday in his mother's Sarasota home, where he had taken his two young children for a visit, RadarOnline.com reported. Fretti, the husband of Holmes' sister Tamera, owned a funeral home in the Holmes family's hometown of Toledo, Ohio. Sarasota Medical Examiner Russell Vega told the entertainment news Web site the cause of Fretti's death...

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2009-02-13 10:02:32

Men in Black screenwriter Ed Solomon has been hired to pen Hardy Men, a comedic adaptation of the classic Hardy Boys kids' novels. Ben Stiller and Tom Cruise are set to play grown-up versions of fraternal sleuths Frank and Joe Hardy, who have been estranged for years, but reunite to solve a new mystery, The Hollywood Reporter said. The film is to be helmed by Stiller's Night at the Museum director Shawn Levy Stiller and Cruise previously worked together on last year's big-screen comedy...

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2009-01-08 16:58:25

Hollywood film star and father of three Tom Cruise is calling the death of 16-year-old Jett Travolta horrific. Cruise, who is a longtime friend of Jett's parents John Travolta and Kelly Preston, appeared at a loss for words when asked on the TV talk show The View for his reaction to the boy's death reportedly of a seizure last week. It's just horrific, Usmagazine.com quoted Cruise as saying Thursday in an episode of the show set to air Friday. Here you have a man, both of them doting parents,...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
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This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.