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Sandra Bullock Named Forbes’ Highest Earning Actress of 2013-2014

The most important thing to remember when you consider the news that Sandra Bullock topping this year’s Forbes list of highest earning actresses is that the movie that is most responsible for that achievement, Gravity, was a movie that Warner Bros. was unsure about releasing.  That gamble paid off for Warner Bros., since Gravity grossed $716 million at the worldwide box office. It also paid off for Bullock: Forbes estimates that Bullock earned an astounding $51 million between June 2013 and June 2014 because of her roles in 2013’s Gravity and The Heat. Bullock made about a third less than ... Read more

Adam Sandler Tops Forbes’ 2013 List of Overpaid Actors

Each year Forbes releases a list of the most “overpaid” actors — in other words, actors who deliver the least amount of box office for the investment to cover their hefty paychecks.  Last year the list was topped by Eddie Murphy (big surprise), who doesn’t make the list this year because he wisely decided to take a little break from movies.  But this year another Saturday Night Live veteran took his spot at the top: Adam Sandler. Adam Sandler had the two biggest bombs of his career back-to-back with 2011’s Jack and Jill and 2012’s That’s My Boy, but had ... Read more

Sofia Vergara Tops ‘Forbes’ Highest Paid Television Actress List For A Second Year

Forbes released their annual highest-earning actresses on television list and the name at the top isn’t very surprising. Sofia Vergara is in the No. 1 position for the second year in a row. The Celebrity 100 list is in its 14th year and it ranks women based on salary from their series, residuals, endorsements as well as advertising work. The magazine uses the time period of June 2012 through June 2013 to measure the rankings. In addition to her work on Modern Family, Vergara has managed to utilize her popularity to her advantage. She has a clothing line at Kmart ... Read more