Tom Cruise and science fiction are a powerful combination. Although the opening weekend of 'Oblivion' didn't break any records big or small, it's a more than solid start for a non-franchise, non-sequel, non-reboot. That's a sad statement on the current state of Hollywood, but that's another topic for another day.
Tom Cruise may have lost his wife, but one thing he hasn’t lost is his ability to make money — serious money. In fact, he’s just topped Forbes‘ annual list of Hollywood’s highest paid actors.
This was no movie stunt.
Tom Cruise got to test drive a race car at a track in California this week, where the actor did 24 laps in the Red Bull F1 car. Former driver and 13-time Grand Prix winner David Coulthard instructed the ‘Days of Thunder’ star before he let Cruise take hold of the wheel of the 850-horsepower car, reaching speeds of 181 mph.
Here's a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Talk Show Host and Activist
Known For: His tabloidy syndicated TV series, 'The Montel Williams Show,' his work with the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, and founding the non-profit MS Foundation after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the late 1990s