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Eddie Murphy Will Host Oscars

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that comedian Eddie Murphy will host the 2012 Oscars.

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“Eddie is a comedic genius, one of the greatest and most influential live performers ever,” co-produced Brett Ratner said in a statement put out by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. +Continue Reading

Vanity Fair’s Hollywood Top 40

Vanity Fair has released their Hollywood’s Top 40 list, which ranks Hollywood’s biggest earners that is “limited to creative figures – stars, directors, producers – and to the money they earn from film.”


VF’s Hollywood’s Top 40 list does not include executives or agents or earnings from non-film-related projects. These are strictly the highest earning FILM stars, producers and directors. Income that movie stars earn from TV shows, endorsements or other work is not included.

Check out the complete list of Vanity Fair’s Hollywood’s Top 40 list (dollar amounts reflect 2010 film earnings): +Continue Reading

Hollywood’s 10 Most Overpaid Actors 2010

Forbes released it’s 2010 list of Hollywood’s 10 Most Overpaid Actors, with Will Ferrell topping the list of stars who earn more than they’re worth at the box office.

HOLLYWOOD - NOVEMBER 07: Actor Will Ferrell arrives at 'Abel' screening during AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on November 7, 2010 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

To compile this list, Forbes looked at what stars earn vs. what their films cost to come up with a return on investment number for each actor. The number represents the total operating income for each star’s last three films divided by the star’s total compensation on those films.

Check who made the list for the top 10 most overpaid actors in Hollywood. +Continue Reading

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