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Why Germany Hates Tom Cruise

Title: Why Germany Hates Tom Cruise
Date: Tuesday, 26 June 2007
Publisher: TIME Magazine
Author: Andrew Purvis
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Tom Cruise may suit up nicely as an American flying ace or an acrobatic crime buster, but when it comes to portraying Germany's most beloved anti-Nazi, Germans would prefer a different actor, bitte. Cruise is due to play German officer Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg, celebrated for trying to kill Hitler in 1944, but the German Defense Ministry has warned that if Cruise gets the role, Ministry sites will be off-limits to the filmmakers. The reason? Because Cruise, as the Defense ... [Read the rest at]