First Dibs: Why Is Tom Cruise Embroiled In A $50 Million Lawsuit?

A TV classic is set to be rebooted, Russell Brand is apparently off the market, and stars from Twilight try to recall when they last saw any of the franchise’s flicks.

  • Tom Cruise is suing a magazine publisher for millions, citing defamation. The actor says that reports claimed he “abandoned” his daughter, Suri, after splitting from Katie Holmes. He also included documents detailing just how awesome a dad he’s trying to be. [TMZ]
  • The History Channel is looking to remake Roots, the groundbreaking 1977 miniseries based on Alex Haley’s book. Let’s just hope they do it justice. [BBC]
  • Russell Brand says he’s in an exclusive relationship once again, but he hasn’t yet tipped us off as to who his girlfriend might be. [Us Magazine]
  • Nikki Reed, Peter Facinelli, and Jackson Rathbone recent had a Twilight mini-reunion, but do they actually remember the last time they sat through one of the series’ movies? [MTV News]

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