03/07/2012 11:14 BST | Updated 02/09/2012 06:12 BST

Tom Cruise Departs Iceland After Filming Oblivion, To Arrive In US On 50th Birthday

Tom Cruise has finally emerged from his Icelandic refuge, to fly back to the US on his 50th birthday.

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Tom Cruise on the set of Oblivion in New York, before his divorce announcement

Cruise, who has continued to film his sci-fi epic Oblivion while fans speculate on his shock divorce announcement, boarded a private plane at 3 o'clock in the morning, reports US Weekly, after spending extra days in Iceland filming additional scenes.

"Tom just wants to work hard and finish everything on time," a source explained to US over the weekend.

According to the magazine, the Mission: Impossible star was bound for his home in California.


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His estranged wife Katie Holmes and daughter Suri are currently in New York, where Holmes stepped out yesterday for the first time since the news of their split, noticeably without her wedding ring.

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Katie Holmes out and about in New York yesterday

The actress is claiming in her divorce papers filed last week that she and Cruise are both residents of New York State. Holmes is seeking sole legal custody of Suri, with reports that she had concerns about her daughter being raised in Scientology.

Meanwhile, it was also reported by US Weekly that Cruise forbade Katie Holmes from appearing in a Dawson's Creek reunion, saying it would be "going backwards"...

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