Re: celebrities-movies always flopping??
Originally Posted by BUTLER REDSFAN
I have never understood the celebrity of some stars...George Clooney,Brad Pitt,Nicole Kidman,Jim Carrey...the only time their movies seem to make money is an ensemble movie like Ocean's 11/12/13..Clooney had a hit tv show but again that was an ensemble...seemingly their movies seem to flop over,over and over...not sure why or how these movie companys constantly give these peopl 20 mill a movie for one failure after the other
Does Clooney get $20 mil. for the movies that flop or just the ocean 11 type movies?
For example: this site says that the entire budget for good night good luck was $7 mil. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0433383/
This site says that it grossed 31 mil. at the box office and 23 mil. in video:
This site says he only got $350 K for syriana:
How, then, are those people of the future—who are taking steroids every day—going to look back on baseball players who used steroids? They're going to look back on them as pioneers. They're going to look back at it and say "So what?" - Bill James, Cooperstown and the 'Roids