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Tom Cruise’s Son on ‘Spiritual Journey’ In Moroccan Desert

Taroudant, Morocco - Tom Cruise’s son Connor Cruise has reportedly left the scientology Church in favor for a spiritual journey in the Moroccan desert. The young man, who is the adoptive son of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, is exploring other “spiritual paths, currently looking into Islam in Morocco,” the Inquisitr said. A source close to the Cruise family told RadarOnline, “Connor is in Morocco right now d ...

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Part of Next James Bond Movie to Be Filmed in Morocco

Rabat- The production team of the 24th James Bond film, featuring Daniel Craig as fictional British service agent, will reportedly film scenes from the movie in Morocco. According to comicbook website, most of the filming of the upcoming James Bond movie is set to take place in Pinewood Studios in England, but there will also be shooting in Austria, Rome, and possibly Morocco. The film will start principal ...

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Morocco gets $120 million in revenues from foreign movies

Rabat - Have you ever wondered why would the Moroccan authorities prevent people from using a section of a vital motorway for 14 days just to allow an American actor to film scenes from his upcoming big budget production movie?  The answer is easy. The mouth-watering revenues. According to Noureddine Saïl, the general director of the Moroccan Cinematographic Centre (CCM), revenues from foreign production mo ...

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Tom Cruise Prevents KACM From Parking in the Grand Stadium of Marrakech

Rabat - Officials from the Kawkab Athletic Club of Marrakech (KACM), a football club from the city of Marrakech and crowned champions of Morocco in two occasions (1958 & 1992), have been reportedly treated "rudely" by American actor Tom Cruise who was given previous approval from authorities to film scenes from his big budget production movie "Mission Impossible 5" in the Grand stadium of Marrakech. KAC ...

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After Marrakech Motorway, Mission Impossible 5 Closes down the City’s Grand Stadium

Rabat- After closing down a bypass section of the Marrakech motorway since August 30, news reports suggest that Tom Cruise's big budget production movie "Mission Impossible 5" is on its way to close the city's Grand Stadium for filming purposes. The authorities have reportedly given their approval for the team of Mission Impossible 5 in order to continue filming scenes from the movie which is expected to ma ...

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American Comedian Joan Rivers Dies at 81

Rabat- American Comedian Joan Rivers died on Thursday in New York. She was 81 years-old. The American celebrity’s health condition deteriorated suddenly last Thursday after following a throat procedure she underwent at New York clinic. Joan River’s health condition made her dependent on machines after she stopped breathing following her surgery. Doctors said on Sunday that her condition remained “serious.” ...

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Egypt’s First Belly dancing Reality Show Banned by Religious Body

Taroudant, Morocco- Egypt's top religious body demanded yesterday that a new X Factor-style competition for belly dancers Show be suspended for "corrupting morals" and serving "extremists" who could use it as a pretext to attack Egypt, according to AhramOnline. Aired on the Al-Kahera Wal Nas TV channel, “AlRakisa” (the Belly Dancer), Egypt's first belly dancing reality show has been suspended after the firs ...

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Mission Impossible 5: Cars Race through Casablanca Narrow Streets in High Speed

Taroudant- Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise, who is in Morocco for the fifth installment of Mission Impossible 5, was seen in the Derb Sultan neighborhood in Casablanca. Before getting into the car, Cruise waved to the onlookers who were there on the scene taking shots with their smart phones. In an amateur video posted on YouTube, cars spinning in the narrow streets of the old medina of Casablanca at full sp ...

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Tom Cruise Given Warm Reception in Morocco’s Capital

Taroudante- Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise was given a warm reception as he arrived on Saturday in a luxury car in Rabat, Morocco to shoot scenes of the fifth installment of "Mission Impossible". The 52-year-old actor was seen waving from the backseats of a glossy BMW, wearing a casual grey T-shirt and sunglasses.  Tom Cruise arrived in a hotel in Rabat, the Moroccan capital where he found a group of fans a ...

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Arab World Short Films Festival Opens in Ifrane and Azrou, Morocco

By Ouassima Boujrad Fez - The 16TH annual Arab World’s Short Films Festival, is being held in Azrou and Ifrane, Morocco, on August 28-31. The festival is one of the biggest events highlighting short films and celebrating significant figures in Moroccan cinema. Under the theme “Man and Environment,” the association “Screen Club for Children and Youth” is organizing this year’s session which will honor two br ...

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Mission Impossible 5 Closes the Marrakech Highway for 14 Days

Rabat- The Moroccan national highways company (Société nationale des Autoroutes du Maroc) has announced in a communiqué on Thursday that the highway bypass section of Marrakech will be closed between the junction towards the city of Agadir and the Tamansourt exchanger starting Sunday 08/30/2014 until Friday 09/12/2014 in order to leave space for the shooting of an international film. Media outlets reported ...

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Film production in Ouarzazate: strong recovery with positive impact on tourism

Ouarzazate - Film production in Ouarzazate recorded this year a strong recovery with a positive impact on local economy, particularly in the tourism sector which shows an increase of 19%. Film production operators, who took note with satisfaction this recovery, are now concerned with means which can ensure the continuity of the film industry momentum. Abderrazak Zitouni, the President of the Ouarzazate Film ...

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