PORTLAND, Ore. -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), today announced the top ten movies-on-demand (VOD) titles based on consumer transaction rate. Movies-on-demand are transactional (pay-per-purchase) films available through cable and telco providers.

According to the company's OnDemand Essentials service, the top ten most-viewed titles, per data collected from August 16, 2010 through August 22, 2010 include:

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Source: THR

Cyrus Voriff and Ethan Reiff will pen Karate Kid 2 for Sony. The pair found success with Kung Fu Panda, which raked in more than $630 million worldwide after opening during Summer 2008.

Karate Kid was able to top The A-Team by a mile when it opened in June, and it was all uphill from there. The reboot has grossed nearly $300 million worldwide.

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predictions827.pngThe Last Exorcism: 2,874 (new)
Takers: 2,206 (new)
Avatar: Special Edition: 812 (new)
The Expendables: 3,398 (+128)
Vampires Suck: 3,233 (+0)
The Other Guys: 3,181 (-291)
Eat Pray Love: 3,108 (+26)
Nanny McPhee Returns: 2,798 (+14)
Piranha 3D: 2,491 (+21)
The Switch: 2,017 (+5)
Lottery Ticket: 1,973 (+0)
Inception: 2,070 (+331)
Despicable Me: 1,824 (-412)
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: 1,560 (-1,260)
Salt: 1,168 (-626)

 

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Source: Deadline.com

Jeremy Renner will star alongside Tom Cruise in Paramount's Mission: Impossible 4. The project will be directed by Brad Bird (The Incredibles) and produced by J.J. Abrams. M:I 4 hits theaters on December 16, 2011.

Renner is on the rise in a major way after starring in The Hurt Locker. The September he'll be seen opposite Ben Affleck in The Town, and he recently landed a gig as Hawkeye in Marvel's Avengers movie, which is due in 2012.

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