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Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid actors

27 August 2016 11:50 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

A couple of days ago Forbes announced that for the second year in a row, Jennifer Lawrence is the highest paid actress in Hollywood, and now its the turn of the men, with Dwayne Johnson dethroning mega-earner Robert Downey Jr. to claim top spot in the actors’ list.

Between June 2015 and June 2016, The Rock banked $64.5 million, more than double the previous year, thanks to his roles in Central Intelligence, San Andreas, and advance earnings from Fast 8. Johnson was previously announced as the highest-grossing international box office star for 2015.

Here’s the full top twenty earners:

1. Dwayne Johnson — $64,500,00

2. Jackie Chan — $61,000,000

3. Matt Damon — $55,000,000

4. Tom Cruise — $53,000,000

5. Johnny Depp — $48,000,000

6. Ben Affleck — $43,000,000

7. Vin Diesel — $35,000,000

8. Shah Rukh Khan — $33,000,000

9. Robert Downey Jr. — $33,000,000

10. Akshay Kumar — $31,500,000

11. Brad Pitt — $31,500,000

12. Adam Sandler — $30,000,000

13. Mark Wahlberg — $30,000,000

14. Salman Kahn — $28,500,000

15. Leonardo Dicaprio — $27,000,000

16. Chris Pratt — $26,000,000

17. Will Smith — $20,500,000

18. Amitabh Bachchan — $20,000,000

19. Matthew McConaughey — $18,000,000

20. Harrison Ford — $15,000,00

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- Gary Collinson

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Chris Pratt was the one to suggest Kurt Russell for Guardians Vol. 2

26 August 2016 5:13 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Casting Kurt Russell as Peter Quill's father in Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 was one heck of an inspired choice, but it's a choice that James Gunn didn't even think to make until Chris Pratt suggested it to him. While discussing the upcoming Marvel sequel with Empire, Gunn spoke about Russell's casting. He was actually not in my head initially, but one day... Read More »

- Kevin Fraser

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Guardians of the Galaxy 2 Director Drops Doctor Strange and Baby Groot Hints

26 August 2016 4:20 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With the sequel now in post-production, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 wrapped this past July just as it was heading to Comic-Con. While in San Diego, director of the Marvel sequel, James Gunn decided to reveal quite a bit including some never-before-seen clips and a teaser trailer that revealed the identity of Star-Lord's dad. Though, more questions were raised than answered. As he's often known to do, Gunn returned to Facebook early today to provide a few more tidbits, drop more clues and provoke even more questions.

In speaking about this follow-up to the gargantuan 2014 blockbuster hit Guardians of the Galaxy, Gunn did hint that the movie has a strong connection to this November's other Phase 3 adventure Doctor Strange. He doesn't come right out and say that Doctor Strange or any of the other characters from that movie will make an appearance in Guardians 2. He instead made it clear »

- MovieWeb

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James Gunn explains Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 concept art

26 August 2016 3:24 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Earlier this week James Gunn unveiled some concept art from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 featuring the team going up against a giant space monster. However, as it turns out, it’s not a space monster at all, but rather a “multi-dimensional being”.

“That’s an Abilisk, a multi-dimensional being, and the Guardians have been hired to fight him,” revealed Gunn during a Facebook Q&A. He didn’t go into any further detail, but seeing as the concept art features the original Guardians from the first movie (and not new additions Yondu, Nebula and Mantis), it’s probably safe to assume this takes place early in the movie – perhaps even as a reintroduction to the Guardians?”

Gunn also recapped all of the information about the sequel that we know so far, and warned fans to steer clear of his Facebook page – and the marketing material – if they want »

- Gary Collinson

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Favorite Actors Named Chris: Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, and Chris Pine

26 August 2016 10:59 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Favorite Actors Named Chris: Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, and Chris PineFavorite Actors Named Chris: Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Chris Pratt, and Chris PineJenny Bullough8/26/2016 12:59:00 Pm

Is it just us, or is every hot actor in Hollywood right now named Chris? Evans, Pratt, Hemsworth, and Pine are all blowing up onscreen whether it’s as superheroes, intergalactic adventurers, or spaceship captains (or a combination of those). But did you know that they’re all connected by the movies and co-stars they’ve shared? Since it's Chris Pine's birthday and Star Trek Beyond is currently in theatres, we're sharing our Chris Degrees of Separation. To start with, not many people realize that Chris Hemsworth was in the first J.J. Abrams Star Trek reboot with Chris Pine. Although they didn’t share screen time, Hemsworth played the first Captain Kirk, who sacrifices himself in the first minutes of »

- Jenny Bullough

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James Gunn And Chris Pratt Talk Ego Ahead Of Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2

26 August 2016 9:58 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Of all the educated guesses that began pouring onto the interwebs regarding Star-Lord’s parentage in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, few – if any – predicted that James Gunn would introduce Ego the Living Planet to be Peter Quill’s old man.

But while chatting with Empire magazine, Gunn shed new light on how Ego’s place in the spacefaring sequel came to be, not to mention how the addition of the ancient character was actually Chris Pratt’s idea in the first place.

“He was actually not in my head initially, but one day Chris suggested him,” Gunn told Empire. “I would have been really disappointed if he’d said no. Hey, if you have to cast anything, Kurt’s a pretty good way to go.”

We already know that Ego will appear in a humanoid form when Guardians 2 checks into theaters – allowing Kurt Russell to portray the brash, »

- Michael Briers

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Jurassic World 2: What We Know

26 August 2016 8:37 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

With less than two years until its release date, there is still plenty of prep work to be done on Jurassic World 2. So, what do we really know about the sequel at this early date? Quite a bit, actually. We know when it will hit theaters. Who is starring. And who is directing. We even have a vague outline of the plot. But let's look deeper, shall we?

Jurassic Park, more than 20 years after the fact, remains one of the best movies that Steven Spielberg ever directed and without question the greatest movie to ever feature dinosaurs in it. While The Lost World may have had its moments, Jurassic Park III was a profound disappointment, and for years we waited for a proper sequel. Last year, for many fans, they finally got what they had been waiting for in the form of Jurassic World.

Jurassic World was well liked by critics, »

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Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar grab place in top 10 in Forbes highest paid actors list

26 August 2016 3:43 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

On Thursday, we had reported that Deepika Padukone had bagged 10th position in the Forbes' World's highest paid actresses list. The actor's list came out last evening and two of the Bollywood's top actors have grabbed the spot in top 10. Hollywood actor Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson became the highest-paid actor in the world with an estimated earnings of $64.5 million. While the wrestler-turned-actor is enjoying the success, Bollywood actors weren't behind at all. Shah Rukh Khan is the 8th highest paid actor with $33 million sharing the spot with Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr. Not only Srk, but Akshay Kumar is at 10th position with $31 million. Both the actors managed to beat big names like Leonardo DiCaprio, Will Smith and Chris Pratt who gave huge hits last year. Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan didn't make the top 10 cut but managed to grab spots in top 20. Salman is at No. 14 with $28.5 million and Mr. »

- Bollywood Hungama News Network

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The Magnificent Seven character featurettes for Billy Rocks, Jack Horn and Goodnight Robicheaux

25 August 2016 1:33 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We’ve already seen character featurettes for Manuel Garcia-Rulfo’s Vasquez and Martin Sensmeier’s Red Harvest, and now we have three more The Magnificent Seven vignettes for Billy Rocks (Byung-hun Lee), Jack Horn (Vincent D’Onofrio) and Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke). Just Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington to go…

See Also: ‘Meet the Seven’ with new featurette for The Magnificent Seven

With the sleepy town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate towns people employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), Jack Horne (Vincent D’Onofrio), Billy Rocks (Byung-Hun Lee), Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.

The Magnificent Seven »

- Amie Cranswick

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Charlie Hunnam Takes the 22 Push-Up Challenge to the Next Level

25 August 2016 9:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charlie Hunnam has been doing 22 push-ups every day for a week straight - and it's for a great cause. The actor, 36, has been raising awareness for veteran suicide prevention by joining 22Kill's #22PushUpChallenge, which aims to document 22 million total push-ups. The number 22 symbolizes the number of veterans who commit suicide every day. Celebrities like Chris Evans, Chris Pratt and newlywed Kevin Hart have also stepped up to the plate to raise awareness and show off their fitness. And Pratt and wife Anna Faris completed their push-ups, writing on Instagram, "Please know there are people out there thinking about you, praying »

- Gabrielle Olya, @GabyOlya

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Charlie Hunnam Takes the 22 Push-Up Challenge to the Next Level

25 August 2016 9:05 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Charlie Hunnam has been doing 22 push-ups every day for a week straight - and it's for a great cause. The actor, 36, has been raising awareness for veteran suicide prevention by joining 22Kill's #22PushUpChallenge, which aims to document 22 million total push-ups. The number 22 symbolizes the number of veterans who commit suicide every day. Celebrities like Chris Evans, Chris Pratt and newlywed Kevin Hart have also stepped up to the plate to raise awareness and show off their fitness. And Pratt and wife Anna Faris completed their push-ups, writing on Instagram, "Please know there are people out there thinking about you, praying »

- Gabrielle Olya, @GabyOlya

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Dwayne Johnson Named World’s Highest-Paid Actor

25 August 2016 8:31 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Dwayne Johnson is rocking Forbes‘ highest-paid actor list.

Johnson commanded $64.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016, more than doubling his earnings from the previous year and bumping Robert Downey Jr. from the top of the list, where he was perched for three consecutive years. A bulk of Johnson’s earnings come from his roles in the “Fast & Furious” franchise, the disaster movie “San Andreas,” and the HBO series “Ballers,” as well as upfront fees for “Fast 8” and the “Baywatch” movie

Johnson ranked No. 11 last year with around $31 million.

“Want to say two things about this,” Johnson tweeted about the news. “I started w/$7 bucks. If I can overcome, so can you. Waffle House on me!”

Want to say two things about this.

I started w/ $7 bucks. If I can overcome, so can you.

Waffle House on me!! https://t.co/r3UeQYaLmT

Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) August 25, 2016

Downey dropped down to eighth with $33 million, »

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‘The Magnificent Seven’ exclusive featurette: Meet Vincent D’Onofrio’s Jack Horne

24 August 2016 10:30 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

We’re just under one month away from the release of action western The Magnificent Seven. The film, from Sony Pictures, officially opens the Toronto Film Festival on September 8th where it receives its world premiere before opening across the UK and the Us from September 23rd. To whet your appetite ahead of the release, we have a world exclusive featurette that introduces us to Vincent D’Onofrio‘s character of Jack Horne.

If you’re unfamiliar with the story, here’s a recap.

With the sleepy town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate towns people employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), Jack Horne (D’Onofrio), Billy Rocks (Byung-Hun Lee), Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier).  As they prepare the town for »

- Paul Heath

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How Bryce Dallas Howard Feels About Jurassic World High Heels Controversy

23 August 2016 2:36 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

While 2016 has been awash in white washing controversy due to several movies changing their ethnic character's race to caucasian, 2015 was about a much sillier controversy altogether. Anyone who saw Jurassic World was stunned that the lead character played by Bryce Dallas Howard was required to spend the entire duration of the movie running away from Dinosaurs in her high heels. More than a year after that blockbuster's release, Howard has opened up about the controversy, which still proves to be irksome for some particular fans. But she is not in the least bit bothered by it. In fact, she quite enjoys it to this day.

Bryce Dallas Howard spoke to Huffington Post about this outrage that has lasted more than a year. Over that period of time, there have been plenty of memes about those high heels. And one video even went back and added high heels to all the »

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Jennifer Lawrence Ranked World’s Highest-Paid Actress for Second Year

23 August 2016 9:09 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Jennifer Lawrence is still the girl on fire.

The Hunger Games” heroine has been named the world’s highest-paid actress by Forbes for the second year in a row.

Lawrence topped the annual ranking with $46 million — the pre-tax income was down $6 million (11.5%) from last year — thanks primarily to the final installment of her blockbuster franchise, “Mockingjay — Part 2,” which hauled $653.4 million worldwide, and a hefty advance for her role in the upcoming space adventure “Passengers” opposite Chris Pratt.

Lawrence, 26 (the youngest actor on the list), came in second place on the Forbes ranking in 2014.

Melissa McCarthy was runner-up on the list with $33 million — a $10 million spike (43.5%) from last year — making her the “biggest dollar gainer year over year.” “The Boss” star, who turns 46 this week, traded places with Scarlett Johansson, 31, who reeled in $25 million to land in third.

McCarthy reportedly scored an eight-figure paycheck for the female “Ghostbusters” reboot. Johansson, who »

- Maane Khatchatourian

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45 Movies To Look Forward To Before The End Of 2016

23 August 2016 8:30 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

45 Movies To Look Forward To Before The End Of 2016 1 of 45   

Click to skip The Light Between Oceans - Sept 2nd

Why You Should See It: Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander are currently two of Hollywood's most in demand talents and seeing them lighting up the screen together, in a Derek Cianfrance film no less, should be a treat.

Morgan - Sept 2nd

Why You Should See It: Kate Mara heads to space again with a Scott. This time, however, it's Luke, Ridley's son, in what promises to be a thrilling sci-fi debut (in the vein of Ex Machina) for the filmmaker.

Yoga Hosers - Sept 2nd

Why You Should See It: Kevin Smith's name should be enough to get you into theatres for Yoga Hosers. But if it's not, you can also look forward to Mr. Johnny Depp reprising his role of Guy Lapointe.

Sully - Sept 9th

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‘Meet the Seven’ with new featurette for The Magnificent Seven

23 August 2016 7:45 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

With exactly one month to go until its release, a new featurette has arrived online for Antoine Fuqua’s upcoming remake of the classic western The Magnificent Seven entitled ‘Meet the Seven’; check it out below after the official synopsis…

See Also: Watch the latest trailer for The Magnificent Seven

With the sleepy town of Rose Creek under the deadly control of industrialist Bartholomew Bogue (Peter Sarsgaard), the desperate towns people employ protection from seven outlaws, bounty hunters, gamblers and hired guns – Sam Chisolm (Denzel Washington), Josh Farraday (Chris Pratt), Goodnight Robicheaux (Ethan Hawke), Jack Horne (Vincent D’Onofrio), Billy Rocks (Byung-Hun Lee), Vasquez (Manuel Garcia-Rulfo), and Red Harvest (Martin Sensmeier). As they prepare the town for the violent showdown that they know is coming, these seven mercenaries find themselves fighting for more than money.

The Magnificent Seven is set for release on September 23rd, 2016.

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More Superheroes Teased for 'Avengers: Infinity War'

22 August 2016 3:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

Excitement is already building for Avengers: Infinity War, even though it's not due for release until 2018. Back in April, we heard that Thor and Star-Lord (from Guardians of the Galaxy) would also be featured in the movie. Earlier this month, we heard that the movie, which was previously known as Avengers: Infinity War -- Part 1 had been retitled. Recently, we received both a confirmation and a tease about the movie. The confirmation comes from Vin Diesel, via Variety, who says: "Now, the Guardians will be included in Avengers: Infinity War and that’s incredibly exciting.” Diesel didn't provide any other details, but it certainly sounds like all the Guardians -- not only Star-Lord (Chris Pratt), but also Groot (voiced by Diesel), Gamora (Zoe Saldana...

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James Gunn attempts to set Marvel fans straight on this Mary Jane outrage

22 August 2016 12:56 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

We learned Disney star Zendaya was cast in Jon Watts' Spider-Man: Homecoming back in March but a new rumor of who she's playing has some fans outraged. Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 director James Gunn has made lengthy comments about race, comic book casting, and fan reaction. Details were scarce in the initial report which said Zendaya would be playing "Michelle." At the time I assumed it was likely a coverup to keep the secret of who she was really playing under wraps for a while. The rumor now is she's actually playing Mary Jane Watson, Peter Parker's long-standing love interest. Some fans did not want to accept this news because Mj is portrayed in the comics as a white woman with red hair. Many other fans were quick to argue it wasn't a big deal, some with the most simplest of responses: @r_scottc so you're good then? »

- Jill Pantozzi

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The Guardians battle a giant space monster in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 concept art

22 August 2016 11:32 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn has revealed a new piece of concept art for his upcoming sequel to the 2014 Marvel blockbuster, which sees Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax and Rocket Raccoon battling a giant space creature, while Baby Groot has a little fun…

Given that the concept art is missing the new members of the team – Nebula, Yondu and Mantis – it would seem a safe bet that this action sequence takes place early in the film… assuming it makes the final cut, of course.

See Also: James Gunn on “spoiling” the identity of Star-Lord’s father in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Set to the backdrop of ‘Awesome Mixtape #2,’ Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill’s true parentage. »

- Gary Collinson

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