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Paramount Pictures terminated its 14-year relationship with Cruise in August 2006. Sumner Redstone, the chairman of Viacom (Paramount's parent company) – shown here with Cruise -- blamed the actor’s controversial public behavior and views, saying they damaged his value as an actor and producer. But some industry analysts had a different viewpoint: that Paramount was unhappy with Cruise and Wagner's exceptionally huge share of DVD profits from the Mission: Impossible franchise.