Was being Tom Cruise's wife the greatest role of Katie Holmes' career?According to a new report in the October issue of Vanity Fair, the Church of Scientology was involved in a top secret project that involved "auditioning" actresses to be Tom Cruise' new girlfriend. The incidents reportedly happened in 2004 after Cruise's marriage to Nicole Kidman and relationship with Penelope Cruz ended.Actresses who were Scientologists were reportedly brought in under the guise of auditioning for training...Read Full Story
Paul Haggis’ new pic, “Third Person” is scoring brisk biz for Belgian production and sales company Corsan, which has announced sales to 23 markets of the triple-tiered relationship drama with an ensemble cast comprising Mila Kunis, Liam Neeson, Adrien Brody, James Franco, Olivia Wilde and Kim Basinger.Read Full Story
Oscar-winning filmmaker and former Scientologist Paul Haggis has spoken out to confirm reports made in Vanity Fair‘s latest issue that women were auditioned to become Tom Cruise‘s wife before he married Katie Holmes.
In the October 2012 issue of Vanity Fair, reporter Maureen Orth writes that the Church of Scientology sent Iranian born actress Nazanin Boniadi on a “mission” to New York, in which she secretly dated Tom and was frequently made to feel ashamed of her actions.
“I’ve known Nazanin...Read Full Story
I don’t know about you, but I am certainly gonna preorder this baby when it’s officially announced:
New Yorker staff writer and Looming Tower author Lawrence Wright is writing what his agent calls “the most profound reckoning to date” with Scientology, told through the eyes of director and apostate Paul Haggis. This should be good.
Haggis spent 35 years as a Scientologist before angrily and publicly ditching the cult in 2009 after he became convinced that leader David Miscavige is a violent...Read Full Story
Paul Haggis’ bright spot on his resume would have to be his Oscar-winning film Crash, its just his other two (In the Valley of Elah and The Next Three Days) that weren’t as well-received. He is also credited with being a part of the writing team for Casino Royale. So with a few hits and misses, the director is set to helm a brand new movie and will reunite with a familiar face.
THR has word that Haggis will reteam with his Crash co-writer Bobby Moresco for a Canadian film called Paris. There...Read Full Story
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