x Considering just how popular the Marvel Cinematic Universe has proven this year, you might think that the world’s highest-paid actor would be Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., or Chris Evans. Oddly enough, if you guessed any of those three, you’d be totally wrong. Turns out, Hollywood’s most successful figure has yet to play a traditional comic book superhero. As detailed by Forbes, the man who earned the most money as an actor was, in fact, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Between June 1st, 2018, and June 1, 2019, he banked a whopping $89.4 million. This is not entirely shocking, considering some of Johnson’s movies have gone on to gross well over (or close to) $1 billion, including The Fate of the Furious and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. To help maximize his paycheck, Dwayne (and, presumably, his team of managers and lawyers) have hammered out a formula that capitalizes on his stardom. Not only does he get an upfront salary on … [Read more...] about The Rock Tops The List Of The World’s Highest-Paid Actors
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Old friends, ancient voices and a brief audience with the celestial queen. Greil Marcus, provided by Published 12:06 pm CDT, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Photo: Maurizio Brambatti/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock; Universal History Archive/UIG/Shutterstock Photo: Maurizio Brambatti/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock; Universal History Archive/UIG/Shutterstock Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Maurizio Brambatti/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock; Universal History Archive/UIG/Shutterstock Real Life Rock Top 10: Colson Whitehead, Pere Ubu, Beyonce 1 / 1 Back to Gallery 1. Aisha Harris, “Lion Queen (Beyoncé) Has Her Say,” New York Times (July 20). New Horizons in Democratic Theory Dep’t: … [Read more...] about Real Life Rock Top 10: Colson Whitehead, Pere Ubu, Beyonce
The Saw franchise is gearing up for a return to theaters with a "re-imagining" from famed funnyman Chris Rock. Based on a premise pitched by Rock, the movie will be penned by Jigsaw writers Pete Goldfinger and Josh Stolberg. Chris Rock had this to say about the impending horror release. Joe Drake, Chairman of Lionsgate's Motion Picture Group, said of the movie at Cannes. Related: Jigsaw Killer Tobin Bell Has the Perfect Idea for Saw 9 Darren Lynn Bousman has also been revealed as the director of the upcoming movie. This will mark his return to the franchise after directing the second, third, and fourth installments of the series. Several other key players behind the scenes will also be back on board. Longtime Saw executive producer Daniel Heffner will be executive producing with Chris Rock and series creators James Wan and Leigh Whannell. Mark Burg and Oren Koules, who've been producing the movies since the original, will also be producing once again. Burg and Koules said this. The … [Read more...] about Saw Reboot Coming from Chris Rock, Saw II Director & Lionsgate
PUBLISHED: 19:17 14 May 2019 Andrew Clarke Doris Day and Rock Hudson in their smash-hit romantic comedy Pillow Talk Photo: Universal Archant Doris Day was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood with a string of hit singles and hugely popular romantic comedies to her name. Following her death this week at the age of 97 we take a look at the films which made her famous Doris Day in Calamity Jane, the movie musical that made her a star Photo: Warner BrosDoris Day, who died this week, aged 97, was the face of 1950s America. Fresh-faced and pure in heart and mind, she represented both the optimism and the naivety of the age. Squeaky-clean Doris Day was the opposite of sexually-charged temptresses like Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell and the antithesis of the rebellious world of rock'n'roll.Doris Day was sweetness and light. She was romance, a sweet song, all wrapped up with a happy ending. When Hollywood was turning out brooding black and white dramas like … [Read more...] about Doris Day: Hollywood’s darling: Her Top Movies reviewed
JOHN Lithgow has enjoyed an incredible career so far as an actor, and is well known both on the small and big screen. He is now set to do his bit for charity and take part in Celebrity Bake Off for Stand Up to Cancer - here's the Hollywood star's story. What is John Lithgow's background? John, 73, was born on October 19, 1945 and is not only an American actor but also a musician, comedian, poet, author AND singer. He is best known for playing Dick Solomon in the sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun and more recently Winston Churchill in The Crown. After studying History and Literature at Harvard in the 60s, John began his acting career on Broadway in the 70s. There aren't many awards John HASN'T won, with lots of Tonys, Emmys and Golden Globes sitting on his mantelpiece at home. What are John's biggest TV shows? John is a well known face on the box. Here are the biggest TV shows he has starred in (in order of popularity): 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996 to 2001) A group of aliens are sent to … [Read more...] about John Lithgow joins Celebrity Bake Off 2019! Who did he play in The Crown and 3rd Rock From The Sun?