LATEST: Heart-throb star Tom Cruise has accepted a new role playing against type - he'll portray an assassin in tense drama Collateral.

Cruise, who dates Spanish actress Penelope Cruz, has risen to the top of Hollywood playing the good guy, but his latest part will be a new experience for the diminutive actor.

Adam Sandler will also be starring in the Michael Mann directed film, which will begin production in October (03).

29/06/2003 10:39