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We have good news and Forbes magazine has released bad news for “Downton Abbey” a list of the highestpaid fans. The sixth season actors in films from of the award-winning British June 2014 to June 2015. drama has been filmed and is The big winner was Robert ready for its January premiere. Downey, Jr. with $80 million The bad news is that this will from “Iron Man,” “The be the last season for “Downton Avengers” sequel and the Abbey.” The fifth season upcoming “Captain America: was watched by more than 25 Civil War,” due May 6. million viewers, and in its run
The No. 2 spot went to received 51 Emmy nominations, Jackie Chan, who earned winning 11, along with $50 million for his film three Golden Globe awards. work in China. His latest,
Why would a show that’s so “Dragon Blade,” a historical popular and award-worthy action film with John end its run? Apparently, the Cusack and Adrien Brody, actors were signed up for only has just been released in six seasons. Now that most the U.S. of them have become stars
The third spot is filled by working in other mediums, “Fast & Furious” star Vin the show can’t pay the salaries Diesel with $47 million. they’d have to for them to resign. “Fast & Furious 7” took in So enjoy it while you can. $1.5 billion, and you know
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Melissa McCarthy is on her the profits. His next, “The way to superstardom. In 2011 Last Witch Hunter,” with she received an Oscar nomination Michael Caine and Elijah for best supporting Wood, is coming Oct. actress in “Bridesmaids” and 23; and “Billy Lynn’s Long her first Emmy nomination for “Mike & Molly.” She took Halftime Walk,” with Garrett home the Emmy that year and Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, was nominated the next three Steve Martin and Chris years. “Bridesmaids” made Tucker, hits theaters November $288 million, followed by 2016. “The Heat,” co-starring Sandra
Fourth in line is Bradley Bullock, which earned Cooper, who wisely took $230 million. Her next film, over producing “American “Tammy,” which she produced Sniper” when Steven Spielberg with Will Ferrell and passed on it. “Sniper” Adam McKay, was directed cost $58 million and reaped by her husband, Ben Falcone. $547 million at the box office. It cost $20 million and Cooper’s next films are earned $100 million. Then the cooking drama “Burnt,” she starred with Bill Murray with Sienna Miller, Matthew in “St. Vincent,” which cost Rhys, Uma Thurman $13 million and earned $55 and Emma Thompson, million. But pairing her with out Nov. 23; David O. Russell’s Jason Statham in “Spy” was “Joy,” starring Jennifer pure genius. At a cost of $65 Lawrence, Robert DeNiro million, they hit the jackpot, and Diane Ladd, debuting raking in $230 million so far. Christmas Day; and
Her next film, “Michelle the criminal/comedy drama Darnell,” with Kristen Bell, “Arms and the Dudes” “Game of Thrones” star Peter (which he’s producing), costarring Dinklage, Kathy Bates Miles Teller and Jonah and Margo Martindale, is Hill, coming in March being produced by Melissa 2016. and Ben, as well as Will Ferrell,
No. 5 on the list is Adam Adam McKay and Chris Sandler, thanks to his recent Henchy, will hit screens April deal with Netflix and 8. We’ll see her in “Ghostbusters,” his upcoming Sept. 25 release with SNL stars Kristen of the animated “Hotel Wiig and Kate McKinnon, Transylvania 2” (he’s out July 22. As if that wasn’t Dracula). Sandler’s upcoming enough to keep her busy, she slate includes “The and husband Ben are shooting Ridiculous Six” (which he a pilot, “Friends With Melissa,” wrote, directs and stars in) inspired by watching with Will Forte, Steve Buscemi, fellow Groundlings (an Improv Rob Schneider, Jon comedy group) who go Lovitz, Blake Shelton and on to star in blockbuster comedies Dan Aykroyd, due Dec. 11. and win Oscars while
In sixth spot is Tom they’re busy writing for children’s Cruise, thanks to producing television. McCarthy his recent $440 million will appear in the pilot, and grossing “Mission Impossible: Falcone probably will direct. Rogue Nation.” The
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Seven shows are teetering Bollywood actors Amitabh on the brink of cancellation Bachchan, Salman Khan due to declining ratings. At and Akshay Kumar, who CBS, “Hawaii Five-0” and each earned about $33 million. “CSI” are on thin ice. At ABC, “The Middle,” “Castle” and
Mark Wahlberg rounded “Nashville” are iffy. At the out the top 10 with $32 million. CW it’s “Hart of Dixie,” and His next three films are at Fox it’s “The Mindy Project.” “Mojave,” “Daddy’s Home” You can save them with and “Deepwater Horizon.” emails, texts and letters before
Typically women earned they’re tossed into the less than men. The topearning rerun abyss, and we have to actress was Jennifer endure them forever ‘cause Lawrence with $52 million. there’s nothing else to watch!