★ What is Gossip Cop? Find out!

Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol

Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of 2012

(Warner Bros.)


Project X, about an out-of-control teen party, was the most pirated movie of 2012, according to TorrentFreak.

The site has released its list of the films downloaded most often on file-sharing service BitTorrent over the past year, and Project X finished a surprising #1 with approximately 8.72 million illegal downloads.

Check out the Top 10 Most Pirated Movies of 2012!

Underworld: Awakening Wins Weekend Box Office



Kate Beckinsale’s vampire-action sequel Underworld: Awakening won the weekend box office with a take of $25.4 million.

Coming in second was new release, Red Tails, with a $19.1 million haul.

Nabbing third was the Mark Wahlberg flick Contraband, with $12.2 million in ticket sales.

Contraband On Target for #1 at Box Office



Contraband, the new Mark Wahlberg crime movie, is expected to win the box office for the extended Martin Luther King Day Weekend.

With an estimated $30 million haul, Contraband would edge Beauty and the Beast 3D, the Disney re-release, which is tracking toward $26 million for its own opening.

Meanwhile, the Queen Latifah-Dolly Parton release Joyful Noise is battling it out with Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol for third place.

Devil Beats Ghost at Weekend Box Office



Low-budget horror flick The Devil Inside debuted on top of the box office heap, and won the weekend with an early January record-breaking $34.5 million.

Fueled by unconventional marketing and word of mouth, the possession thriller beat second place Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol with $20.5 million, and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, which came in third with $14.1 million.

Jeremy Renner Attacked in Thailand; Friend Stabbed With Axe in Bar Brawl

Truth rating: 10

Jeremy Renner was attacked in a brutal bar fight in Thailand early Thursday morning.

The Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol star was hanging out with friends at Rachada Pub in Phuket when one man in his group, Sri Panwa Resort General Manager Vorasit Issara, accidentally dropped a glass on the floor, inciting the venue’s employees.

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol Wins First Box Office of 2012



Tom Cruise rang into 2012 with a win at the box office.

The star’s Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol took the top spot at the box office on New Year’s weekend, raking in $31.3 million, beating second place finisher Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows ($22.1 million).

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked came in third with $18.3 million.

Jeremy Renner: I’m Not Taking Over Mission: Impossible Franchise

Truth rating: 9

Jeremy Renner has squashed speculation that he will taking over the Mission: Impossible franchise.

Despite positive buzz for his role alongside Tom Cruise in Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol, and acknowledging the potential for a take-over last year, Renner now says, “It’s not happening.”

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol Leads Early Christmas Box Office Projections



It looks like it’s going to be a big Christmas for Tom Cruise.

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is set to win the extended weekend box office with $45 million, according to early estimates.

That would place it ahead of other blockbusters like Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, both of which are expected to hit the $30 million mark.

But these projections are still very early.

CLAIM: Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes Marriage Torn Apart By FBI Probe

Truth rating: 0

“FBI probe tearing Tom & Katie APART!” screams this week’s Star magazine cover story about Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes.

According to the mag, a reported FBI investigation into the Church of Scientology has “sent Katie reeling and driven a wedge between her and Tom.”

Jeremy Renner May “Take Over” for Tom Cruise in ‘Mission: Impossible’

Truth rating: 10

Jeremy Renner could “take over” the ‘Mission: Impossible’ movies from Tom Cruise.

The actor, who is co-starring with Cruise in ‘Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol,’ the fourth film in the series, told MTV News, “It’s a franchise to potentially take over. I can’t predict what the future holds and what they want, but that’s certainly the idea.”

  1. Gossip Cop
  2. Mediaite
  3. Styleite
  4. The Mary Sue
  5. The Braiser
CloseSubscribe to Gossip Cop's newsletter: