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2006-07-15 00:05:00

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES -- The Comedy Central network has decided that Scientology and movie star Tom Cruise are once again fair game for the cartoon satire of "South Park," but the Prophet Mohammad remains off-limits -- sometimes. The Viacom Inc.-owned cable channel plans to air a repeat of a "South Park" episode from last fall lampooning the Church of Scientology and its movie star adherent on July 19, four months after canceling a rerun of the show. At the same time, an animated image...

2006-07-14 01:10:54

By Kimberly Nordyke PASADENA, California (Hollywood Reporter) - The creators of "South Park" lambasted Comedy Central Thursday for removing an episode that lampooned Scientology and Tom Cruise from the network's repeat schedule and for blanking out the image of Muhammad during another episode. "So there are two things we can't do on Comedy Central: show Muhammad or Tom Cruise," Trey Parker said during the MTV Networks portion of the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour....

2006-07-14 01:10:00

By Kimberly Nordyke PASADENA, California -- The creators of "South Park" lambasted Comedy Central Thursday for removing an episode that lampooned Scientology and Tom Cruise from the network's repeat schedule and for blanking out the image of Muhammad during another episode. "So there are two things we can't do on Comedy Central: show Muhammad or Tom Cruise," Trey Parker said during the MTV Networks portion of the Television Critics Assn. summer press tour. Parker and Matt Stone said they had...

2006-06-20 03:09:10

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tom Cruise's next mission may not be impossible, but it could be difficult: He wants free run of downtown Tokyo for a week to shoot action sequences for a future movie. "I'd like to shoot in Tokyo, if I could have downtown for a week. Just at night," Cruise, in Tokyo for the premiere of "Mission: Impossible III," told a news conference on Tuesday. "People might not be very happy with the traffic and let us have it for a week, (but) we'd have a sequence you'd forever...

2006-06-16 04:30:00

TOKYO -- Someone had better warn him not to jump on the seats. Tom Cruise is hoping to impress his Japanese audience by chartering an entire 1,300-seater high speed "bullet" train to take 150 fans on a trip from Tokyo to Osaka on Wednesday. The two-and-a-half hour train ride is part of the publicity campaign for his latest film "Mission: Impossible III," which premieres in Japan next week. But any repeat of the actor's couch-jumping episode from the television chat show "Oprah" last year...

2006-06-15 21:24:42

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Despite the jokes and sneers he drew for hopping on couches and slamming psychiatry, actor Tom Cruise on Thursday reclaimed his No. 1 spot on Forbes magazine's annual list of the world's 100 most powerful stars. Forbes said its top ranking of Cruise hinged as much on the "media onslaught" he drew for his pairing with actress Katie Holmes as it did to his "awesome" box office clout -- lending credence to the adage there's no such thing as bad...

2006-06-04 22:13:13

By Julian Ryall TOKYO (Hollywood Reporter) - Tom Cruise will recreate an action scene from "Mission: Impossible 3" when he travels to Japan later this month for the local premiere. The film's distributor, United International Pictures, will spend 2 billion yen ($17.7 million) on the unprecedented publicity campaign before it opens in Japan in July. Cruise will arrive at the June 20 Tokyo premiere in a speedboat, chased by a helicopter beneath the Rainbow Bridge, which crosses Tokyo...

2006-06-05 00:10:00

By Julian Ryall TOKYO -- Tom Cruise will recreate an action scene from "Mission: Impossible 3" when he travels to Japan later this month for the local premiere. The film's distributor, United International Pictures, will spend 2 billion yen ($17.7 million) on the unprecedented publicity campaign before it opens in Japan in July. Cruise will arrive at the June 20 Tokyo premiere in a speedboat, chased by a helicopter beneath the Rainbow Bridge, which crosses Tokyo Bay. He also will commandeer a...

2006-05-16 19:19:12

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman, ex-wife of actor Tom Cruise, is engaged to marry country music star Keith Urban, his spokesman said on Tuesday. Confirmation of the engagement ends months of speculation about the couple, both of whom are 38 and were brought up in Australia. They met in January 2005 at an awards dinner held by the Australian government in Los Angeles honoring the two of them, Urban spokesman Paul Freundlich told Reuters. Freundlich said he...

2006-05-16 19:18:29

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman, ex-wife of actor Tom Cruise, is engaged to marry country music star Keith Urban, his spokesman said on Tuesday. Confirmation of the engagement ends months of speculation about the couple, both of whom are 38 and were brought up in Australia. They met in January 2005 at an awards dinner held by the Australian government in Los Angeles honoring the two of them, Urban spokesman Paul Freundlich told Reuters. Freundlich said he...