By in August 11, 2009 • Filed in: News

It looks like the action comedy tentatively titled “Wichita “is still on track. (**ADMINISTRATIVE NOTE:  THE PROJECT IS CURRENTLY WITHOUT A TITLE AND GOING BY ‘THE JAMES MANGOLD/TOM CRUISE PROJECT’ FOR NOW.){nl}In May, Variety announced that Tom Cruise will star as a secret agent who pops in and out of the life of a single woman played by Cameron Diaz . {nl}James Mangold (“3:10 to Yuma ,” “Walk the Line”) will direct.{nl}A representative for the movie contacted The Wichita Eagle to ask permission to use a copy of the newspaper as a prop.{nl}Also, apparently there will be a scene that’s supposed to be in the Wichita airport. {nl}But unlike “Bruno ,” which shot at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (though the footage wasn’t used), it looks like Boston’s Logan International Airport will be used for filming instead.{nl}Source:  The Witchita Eagle

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By in August 10, 2009 • Filed in: News

{nl}Tom Cruise’s son is among the newest Wolverines to join the remake of “Red Dawn,” the 1984 action movie about a group of teenagers who form an insurgency when their town is invaded — this time by Chinese and Russian soldiers.{nl}Connor Cruise, 14, will join fellow new recruits Josh Hutcherson, Isabel Lucas and Edwin Hodge in the MGM/UA project. Already cast are Chris Hemsworth, Josh Peck and Adrianne Palicki.{nl}Cruise is playing Daryl, the mayor’s son and best friend of tech geek Robert (Hutcherson, in the role originated by C. Thomas Howell).{nl}Lucas is Erica, head cheerleader and the Peck character’s girlfriend whom he desperately hopes to spring from an internment camp. Lea Thompson played the character in the original. Hodge will play Danny, the coolest kid in school and star wide receiver who helps establish the resistance.{nl}The young cast heads off in a few weeks for military training in an undisclosed location. Shooting will then begin in Detroit for a September 24, 2010 release. Dan Bradley is directing{nl}Cruise debuted in December as the young Will Smith character in “Seven Pounds.” Hutcherson starred in “Journey to the Center of the Earth” and “Bridge to Terabithia.” Lucas recently appeared in “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.” Hodge has a recurring role on Fox’s “Mental” and recently appeared in the feature “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane.”{nl}Source:  Reuters, The Hollywood Reporter{nl}CONGRATULATIONS CONNOR!  We can’t wait to see you again on the big screen! 



By in August 10, 2009 • Filed in: News

Tom Cruise may have jetted back into Australia over the weekend to be re-united with his wife Katie Holmes and daughter Suri but it has been another Kate, Kate Ceberano, who has been raving about the man. {nl}”Quite simply, I worship the ground he walks on,” Ceberano said.{nl}”He is a great friend and one whose friendship I value over anyone else I know. He is my idol and I’m very proud of he and Katie.”{nl}The actor flew in by private jet on Friday.{nl}Cruise reportedly turned up on the set of Katie’s new film Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark – in which she co-stars with Guy Pearce – laden with two dozen red roses. On the weekend the family were spotted catching up in a Melbourne park, with Cruise and Holmes intently playing with their daughter in a joyous family reunion after spending a month apart. The proud parents were spotted helping the 3-year-old apply lip gloss.  (SEE HQ PICS BELOW){nl}Source:  News.com.au



By in August 8, 2009 • Filed in: News

We’ve just added HQ pics of Tom arriving at the Melbourne Airport this afternoon just after 2 PM. Afterwards, Tom headed to see Kate and Suri  at the studio, then they went together to the park (see pics below).{nl}Arriving Melbourne Airport – August 7th 2009{nl}



By in August 8, 2009 • Filed in: News

As promised, enjoy these super gorgeous HQ pics of Tom, Kate & Suri at a park in Melbourne today shortly after Tom arrived in Australia.  {nl}At a park in Melbourne – August 7th 2009{nl}



By in August 7, 2009 • Filed in: News

Tom Cruise has arrived back in Melbourne for an emotional reunion with wife Katie Holmes and daughter Suri.{nl}Cruise, who has been away from his young family for over a month, landed at Essendon airport in a private jet at 2pm and headed straight for the Docklands studios where Holmes is filming Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark. {nl}It was clear Cruise, who flew out of Australia on July 7, had deeply missed his wife and young daughter, spending time with them in their trailer before heading out to enjoy the sunshine. {nl}The famous husband and wife kept the reunion celebrations low-key, taking Suri for a trip to Flagstaff Gardens in the afternoon. {nl}Cruise played with Suri in the sunshine while Holmes watched. {nl}The family turned heads as they played in the gardens and seemed unfussed about mingling with onlookers. {nl}The trio have already visited many major attractions in Australia.{nl}{nl}Source:  Herald Sun{nl}Keep your eyes on this space!  Dozens of HQ pics will be added shortly of Tom’s arrival in Melbourne and the family’s trip to the park. 



By in August 7, 2009 • Filed in: News

Paramount Pictures and producers Tom Cruise and J.J. Abrams have officially lit the fuse on “Mission: Impossible IV,” setting Josh Applebaum and Andre Nemec to write the screenplay. {nl}While those scribes aren’t big feature names yet, they join a roster of writers who transitioned from Abrams TV series creations to pen the features he directs and produces through his Bad Robot banner. {nl}Applebaum and Nemec spent four seasons with Abrams as co-exec producers of “Alias,” and they will script “M:I 4” based on a story Abrams wrote with them. {nl}While the only other commitments so far are for Cruise and Abrams to produce the film together, sources said that Cruise’s character, Ethan Hunt, will certainly be involved in an onscreen capacity. Pic is aimed for a 2011 release. {nl}Applebaum and Nemec are the creators of the new ABC series “Happy Town” and previously created “October Road” and the U.S. version of “Life on Mars” for ABC. {nl}”I’ve been looking forward to working with Josh and Andre again for years,” Abrams said. “Their sense of balance between character and action is wonderful, which I know is hugely important to Tom as well. We’re off to an exciting start, so, as usual, fingers crossed.” {nl}Source:  Variety



By in August 6, 2009 • Filed in: News

{nl}It looks like Tom may be giving good friend Jay Leno a boost with his new show next month by appearing in one of the early segments!  Jay is starting a new, completely revamped show that will air every night from 10 to 11 PM on NBC beginning in early September.  The Jay Leno crew has been busy building a track where celebrities can race “green cars”, he told ‘The Television Critics Association’ yesterday.  He also indicated that Tom will be there to get in on the race.  Everyone better step aside if Tom is on the track!!{nl} “A race track is being built near NBC’s Burbank studio for a regular “green car challenge” that will allow celebrities to race electric vehicles, said Leno, an automotive buff with an extensive collection. Other stunts may await guests called on to do more than talk.{nl}Racing fan Tom Cruise called to ask if they’d have a chance to practice — and was told no, Leno said.{nl}The show itself will be fast-moving and will make sure there are laughs heading into the local news on NBC stations. They count on a strong lead-in to sustain their lucrative newscasts.”{nl}Source:   Daily Herald reporting an Associated Press story{nl} 



By in August 6, 2009 • Filed in: News

We’ve updated the gallery with tons of scans. They are from Premiere magazine 1990, KinoHit, TV Spielfilm, Bravo, various magazines about Born on the Fourth of July and others. Enjoy them!



By in August 4, 2009 • Filed in: News

Despite flirting with ‘The Tourist’ and working on re-writes for a number of months, Tom has dropped out of the Bharat Nalluri/Spyglass/Studio Canal project.  {nl}As many of Tom’s fans already know, Tom is extremely careful when picking a project.  Despite what some sources are saying, it was Tom’s choice to walk away when he realized the project was not right for him.  Anyone saying otherwise is simply not telling the truth, but rather just attempting to garner headlines.  What else is new? {nl}The ‘James Mangold Project’ with Cameron Diaz, formerly titled ‘Wichita’ is still very much on Tom’s radar and will probably be his next project, although as many fans already know, Tom does NOT sign a contract until every detail of a project is in place.{nl}Source:  Private, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter