Once that romance thus fizzled, the article claims, Cruise's team of handlers began a supposed auditioning process to find a suitable potential wife for Cruise -- hopefully a woman already enmeshed in the Church of Scientology.
PHOTOS: Tom and Nicole Kidman "It's not like you only have to please your husband -- you have to toe the line for all Scientology," former Scientologist Marc Headley, who claims to have watched dozens of "auditions" for the future Mrs. "You can't do anything to displease Scientology, because Tom Cruise will freak out." The Church of Scientology strongly denied to that any "auditions" ever took place, or that they objected to Cruz's religious beliefs, or that Miscavige was involved in Cruise's personal life.
She has since appeared in films in a range of genres, including the comedy Waking Up in Reno (2002), the thriller Gothika (2003), the Christmas film Noel (2004), and the action adventure Sahara (2005).
She was critically acclaimed for her roles in Volver (2006) and Nine (2009), receiving Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations for each.
Signed by an agent at age 15, she made her acting debut at 16 on television and her feature film debut the following year in Jamón Jamón (1992) to critical acclaim.She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in 2008 for playing volatile painter María Elena in Woody Allen's Vicky Cristina Barcelona.She was the first Spanish actress in history to receive an Academy Award and the first Spanish actress to receive a star at the Hollywood Walk of Fame.PHOTOS: Celeb Scientologists The future Oscar winner reportedly began the process of taking courses -- and auditing sessions -- in Scientology.But Church leader and close Cruise confidante David Miscavige branded her a "dilettante" when he learned that she wouldn't give up her own religion.