While Paramount's Mission: Impossible III
didn't make it out on one of those forthcoming three-in-one
mega discs, it did get the green light
on all three
(and a forth
, too), and set some records while it was at it. While Tom's personal life has been all but personal, the general public apparently still loves him, crazy antics and all, as studio sources have pegged first-week sales at 3.7 million units, more than either of the two previous releases in the franchise. More importantly, however, is the 20,000 units that were sold on HD DVD / Blu-ray formats, which made it the "the biggest-selling next-gen title since the formats launched. But with quite a few hits
slated to hit shelves
soon (and during the holiday shopping season, no less), we don't expect this record to stand for too terribly long.