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Today, Tom Cruise metaphorically steps down from Oprah's couch.

People is reporting that the actor and his wife of five years, Katie Holmes, have announced that they are ending their marriage. The former couple has a six-year-old daughter together, Suri.

The only official word on the impending divorce comes from Jonathan Wolfe, Holmes' attorney.

"This is a personal and private matter for Katie and her family," Wolfe said. "Katie's primary concern remains, as it always has been, her daughter's best interest."


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The Guillermo del Toro-produced "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" might warn you to keep an eye out when the lights go off, but, according to MTV's exclusive clip from the upcoming horror movie, you'd better watch out when you're in the bath too.

Everyone who tuned in to tonight's season finale of "Teen Wolf" (and that's all of you, right?) have already seen this clip, but for the rest of you out there, the scene shows off "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark's" brand of horror. The clip is called "The Bath" and, as is expected, takes place when leading lady Bailee Madison is taking a soak. But when this film's darkness-cloaked baddie flicks off the bathroom light, she knows she's in for a scare.

Don't worry, the above scene doesn't have anything that will make you jump out of your skin in fear, but it certainly set this Movies Blog writer ill at ease.


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The 2011 Sundance Film Festival kicked off today in Park City, Utah, and you've probably noticed that MTV has already been featuring clips and set visits from many of the fest's most anticipated flicks. Well, we've got another one for you, and it's a doozy: the trailer premiere for Sundance's big closing-night film "Son Of No One," featuring a stellar ensemble cast that includes Channing Tatum, Katie Holmes, Al Pacino, Ray Liotta, Juliette Binoche and -- in his first true dramatic role -- "30 Rock" funnyman Tracy Morgan. Check out the trailer below.

Directed by Sundance vet Dito Montiel ("A Guide to Recognizing Our Saints," "Fighting"), "Son of No One" follows two friends (Tatum and Morgan) forced to face the consequences of a murder they committed -- and got away with -- 16 years earlier. Tatum's character Jonathan "Milk" White has gone on to a successful career with the police force and has a happy home life with his wife (Holmes) and Child. Morgan's character Vinnie has kind of gone the other way. When Milk is assigned to the precinct where he grew up, his decade-and-a-half-old secret threatens to tear apart his life and his family. Read More...

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"The Extra Man" premieres today on just about any digital delivery service you can think of: On Demand, Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, VUDU, DirectTV, the Dish Network and Amazon. It also opens in theaters on July 30, for those who prefer the big screen experience. You can catch a snippet of it now, right here on MTV Movies Blog. The film is based on Jonathan Ames' book about a young writer (Paul Dano) who learns from a failed playwright (Kevin Kline) the art of escorting wealthy older women.

The clip below occurs early in young Louis's adventures, as he's getting what appears to be his first job in New York. We also see his first encounter with the movie's love interest, played by Katie Holmes. Looks like fun, and Kevin Kline is always a winner.

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--Sylvester Stallone has opened up on the secret scene in "The Expendables" featuring himself, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and my greatest dreams come to life. According to the actor, Willis plays the man who hires Stallone and his titular team for "a death-defying mission," but there's another operative that could take on the job — none other than Stallone's longtime rival, played by Schwarzenegger. "I talked about this scene with these guys for a long time, but I never thought it would come to fruition," said Stallone. (PopWatch)

--NBC is going from "Heroes" to "Zeroes" in an all-new television project from "Crank" duo Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor. Titled "Zeroes," the one-hour NBC project will focus on a crisis situation's final hour. "We want to drop right into it and sustain the absolute most berserk state of crisis, when all of the options have been exhausted," said Taylor. (THR) Read More...

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Guy PearceIt's okay to be afraid of the dark, just don't be afraid of "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark." Particularly not when you've got an actor of Guy Pearce's ("Memento") caliber attached to the ticket.

The Hollywood Reporter has the scoop that Pearce will star in "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark," a remake of a '70s ABC telefilm about "a young girl who moves in with her father and his girlfriend and discovers they are sharing the house with demonic creatures." Read More...

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Katie HolmesKatie Holmes generally gets more press for being the wife of Tom Cruise than she does for her movie choices, but she may have finally landed on a role to regain her status as an actress. According to Variety, Holmes has signed on to star in "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark," a horror remake co-scripted, produced, and mentored by Guillermo del Toro. His protege (and former comic book artist) Troy Nixey will direct this as his feature film debut.

The film is based on a 1973 ABC made-for-television movie. The original centered Sally and her husband Alex, who inherit a mansion from her deceased grandmother. Creepy things begin to happen once she uncovers a bricked up fireplace. Hideous little creatures begin to torment her, and her husband becomes convinced that she's having a nervous breakdown. Read More...

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Katie HolmesBy the time you read this, "The Extra Man" might already be shooting. Variety reports that Katie Holmes, Paul Dano, Kevin Kline, and John C. Reilly have signed on to the independent comedy based on Jonathan Ames' overlooked novel by the same name.

Directed by Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini, "Extra Man" follows a failed playwright (played by Kline) who makes his living as a male escort for rich, lonely widows on the Upper East Side. He finds himself acting as a mentor to Paul Dano's troubled and aspiring playwright. Read More...

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Katie Holmes and Tom CruiseOn ABC’s lighthearted legal drama “Eli Stone,” it’s not uncommon for cast members to break out singing, dancing or fighting dragons, depending on what prophetic vision strikes titular lead Johnny Lee Miller, who plays the title role. But with the show’s second season, the surreal scenes receive a dose of Hollywood A-list in the form of Katie Holmes and Sigourney Weaver.

“I take the concept seriously of ‘guest stars.’ They’re our guests, and I want them to have a good time. That’s really the bottom line when it comes to how you attract people to come on the show,” series co-creator Marc Guggenheim told MTV News.

And letting the actors call the shots on what ways they’ll participate pumps up the fun factor across the board. Read More...

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