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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sandra Bullock will earn AT LEAST $70 MILLION for her role in ‘Gravity.’ At least SEVENTY MIIIILLION. Sandy was paid $20 million upfront to star in the role, and on top of that she’ll earn 15% of first-dollar grosses, meaning what the movie brought in at the box office.
Given the length of “Gravity,” a $70 million paycheck means Bullock will have earned about $769,000 for each of the movie’s 91 minutes.
“Gravity” earnings derive from the studio’s revenue negotiations with theater owners and the movie’s personnel. Because the movie has made more than $700 million worldwide and a studio’s cut of box office cash is typically 40 to 50 percent, Bullock is set to earn more than $50 million from theatrical revenue. The rest comes from home-video purchases and rentals along with other ancillary income. (Cuarón, co-star George Clooney and producer David Heyman reportedly may see hefty paychecks through these cash flows as well.)
Bullock is already one of Hollywood’s highest-paid stars, as she was No. 7 on Forbes’ list of 2013’s top-earning actresses. A payday like this should give her an added boost when the next rankings arrive. Funnily enough, last year’s wealthiest actress was Angelina Jolie, who made $33 million but turned down “Gravity” so she could work on directorial projects. Now Bullock can just pay Jolie to decline roles that would otherwise go to her, ensuring that she becomes both the top-earning actress and an Oscar nominee.
Posted Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 at 12:12pm
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Seriously – who pays to see wax figures? I just do not get it? When I was really young, my grandparents took me to one in Vancouver, BC. Even at a young age, I knew it sucked. Why do people go? What is the point? I’m so perplexed.
Anyway, Sandra Bullock has been added to the long list of waxed celebrities! Today Madame Tussauds Hollywood unveiled a red carpet ready Sandra Bullock at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood, California.
Oh, and just for fun, here’s Leonardo DiCaprio, Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman. Leonardo should sue…. that is not a very good representation. Angelina looks like the sex-doll version of herself.
Posted Thursday, February 13th, 2014 at 3:15pm
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American Idol judge Harry Connick, Jr. has a bit of an infatuation with Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock. Even worse, his wife Jill Goodacre is less than amused by his attraction to the actress. Who would be?!?
Since they starred in Hope Floats in 1998, Harry has fancied Sandra. Jill apparently couldn’t care less about his crush — until they moved to California. They are currently holed up in Los Angeles while he films Idol and that isn’t sitting too well with his wife.
A source revealed, “Jill feels threatened by Harry’s years-long attraction to Sandy. After what Sandy went through with her ex-husband cheating on her, she’d never dream of having an affair with a married man. She adores Harry, but as far as Sandy is concerned, they’re friends, nothing more.”
The source said, “Still, that’s little consolation for Jill, who has been stewing ever since Harry called Sandy and suggested they reconnect while he’s in L.A. Jill isn’t worried about Sandy. It’s her husband who she’s keeping an eagle eye on.”
Sandra isn’t the type of person that would allow any cheating nonsense to happen. After all of what Jesse James put her through, we would be surprised to see her dating anytime soon…Yes, he was that much of a douche. She does seem happy being a mother and having that as her main priority, though, don’t you think?
Source, Photo Credit: Fame/Flynet
Posted Friday, January 31st, 2014 at 2:14pm
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George Clooney is known in Hollywood as being quite a prankster. The actor sat down for a “ask me anything” discussion on Reddit, where he was promoting his latest movie, ‘The Monuments Men.’
When asked what it was like working with his ‘Gravity’ costar Sandra Bullock, George said, “It’s tricky cause Sandy drinks so much that oftentimes it’s just hard to keep her upright.”
“No, you know, Sandy and I have known each other for over 20 years and we both were struggling actors when we first met,” he said. “She was dating a friend of mine at the time who’s still a good friend of ours. Every time we’re together it’s funny. She’s somebody I adore, really, she’s just fun to be in a room with. I’m sure people will assume people aren’t quite who they appear to be onscreen — they’re shorter or taller or meaner or dumber — but Sandy is exactly what she appears onscreen, an incredibly charming woman who’s really just fun to hang out with. Very smart and centered, even though she does drink a lot.”
George also spilled the guts on BFF Brad Pitt, who pulled a prank on HIM one time on set. “We were shooting “Ocean’s 12″ in my hometown in Lake Como, and he had a flier sent around saying George only wants to be called by his character’s name Danny Ocean, don’t look him in the eyes,” he said. “It got into the local paper. As you know, jokes don’t translate at all, and they called me il divo, and said that I was treating the crew like s–t. When it got into the paper I came downstairs and Brad had the paper in his hand, and I said, ‘You’re mine from here on out.’ Brad just said, ‘Please don’t harm my children.’ Yeah, he’s done some pretty rotten things.”
Posted Thursday, January 30th, 2014 at 10:10am
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