The return of Tom Cruise as Ethan Hunt has everyone talking, but not because we didn’t expect him to do another Mission Impossible movie. No, it’s because the 53-year-old Cruise is once again doing as many of his own stunts as he is capable of doing, including one on a plane that looks more and more terrifying every time you’ve seen it.
In an era of streaming, downloading and on-demand video, having to wait more than a month for a movie to leave theaters feels archaic. Thankfully, at least one studio seems to agree as The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Paramount Pictures wants to get its movies into the hands of consumers faster than ever before. More →
It’s hard to imagine an action movie topping Mad Max: Fury Road in 2015, but if any movie has a chance, it’s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. In the first trailer, we were reintroduced to all the mainstays of the franchise, including Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Ving Rhames and Simon Pegg. In the second trailer, we delve a little deeper into the story. More →
Tom Cruise is back… again.
After hyping it up with a teaser over the weekend, Paramount Pictures released the first trailer for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation on Monday, the fifth film in the Mission: Impossible series. Tom Cruise will reprise his role as Agent Ethan Hunt, with Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg and Ving Rhames all returning for the sequel as well.
If you’re a fan of classic movie franchises and their inevitable resurrections, the past few weeks have been an absolute frenzy. First there was the trailer for Jurassic World, then Star Wars: The Force Awakens stormed on to the scene, and now Paramount is keeping the ball rolling with the first trailer for Terminator Genisys.
Apple is reportedly in talks to stream films owned by EPIX — a joint venture among Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Lionsgate — across a variety of devices, including the long-anticipated iTV, according to a report from Reuters. Two people with knowledge of the negotiations told the publication that the talks are in the preliminary stages and no agreement is considered near. The Cupertino-based company is reportedly looking to beef up the content offered through its Apple TV set-top box and upcoming devices. An agreement could prove troublesome, however, due to EPIX’s $200 million agreement with Netflix, which gave the company exclusive streaming rights through September. More →
Google on Wednesday announced a new deal with Paramount Pictures that will allow more than 500 movie titles to be rented through YouTube and the Google Play marketplace. The Mountain View-based company now has rental deals with five of the six major Hollywood studios — including Paramount, Warner Brothers, Disney, Universal Pictures and Sony Pictures — and 20th Century Fox is the only studio that hasn’t yet reached an agreement with Google. “Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, Paramount has been responsible for some of the most memorable films in cinema history,” said Malik Ducard, YouTube’s director of content partnerships. “With the addition of Paramount, we now have five of the six major studios and over ten independent movie studios offering nearly 9,000 movies for rent to millions of people around the world. It’s still early days for us, and we’ll continue adding new titles and expanding our service to more countries this year.” The majority of the movies tied to this deal are available now, and the rest will be added to YouTube and Google Play over the next few months. More →