Jennifer Lawrence is Forbes’ Highest Grossing Actor of 2014

Jennifer Lawrence is one of the most successful actresses in the world. The beautiful actress has finished 2014 as the highest grossing actor in Hollywood. So, Jennifer tops Forbes’ list with a total of $1.4 billion, money made from successful films such as Hunger Games: Mockingjay and X-Men: Days of Future Past.

The news is quite unexpected, mostly after a series of hacked emails from Sony revealed that Jennifer Lawrence and her co-star Amy Adams were paid 23% less than their male co-stars, Bradly Copper and Christian Bale. The emails revealed that women, regardless of their status, talent or fame, are still less paid in the movie industry, compared to men. Still, the success of her movies has brought Jennifer the incomes she deserves.

If the first spot on this top is occupied by Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt comes in second. Forbes revealed that the famous actor grossed no less than $1.2 billion in global grosses. Pratt stars in Guardians of the Galaxy and in The Lego Movie. Both of these movies were very successful, makings millions at the global box office. Actually, movie critics revealed that the Guardians of the Galaxy was probably the biggest surprise of the year.

Scarlett Johansson also had a spectacular year in 2014. The star of Lucy grossed $1.18 billion, mostly thanks to the success of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. This movie made no less than $714 million at the box office, worldwide. The fourth place in Forbes’ list is occupied by Mark Wahlberg, while Chris Evans was listed on the fifth position on the same top.

 

So, it surely seems that Jennifer is one of the most successful actresses in the world, at the moment. In fact, in the top four highest grossing actors of 2014 released by Forbes, two women are listed. So, Scarlet Johansson takes the third place on this top. Scarlet Johansson has also had an amazing year in 2014, with many highly successful and impressive role. The Hollywood actress definitely managed to impress with her role in Lucy. 

Jennifer Aniston wants to be a Serious Actress

Famous Hollywood star Jennifer Aniston wants to achieve more in her acting career. It seems that all that the star wants now is recognition for her talent and for her amazing roles. Sources claim that the former Friends star is actually desperate to get a nomination at the Oscars for her role in Cake. The Oscars are set to take place in Los Angeles, in February. 

Apparently, these rumors surfaced now, after Jennifer Aniston was nominated for Screen Actors Guild and Golden Globe awards. This is why the Hollywood star wants so much an Oscar nomination. And it seems that only the nomination would make her happy. Sources claimed that a “nomination would be rewarding for her on so many levels.”

”She’s truly on the campaign trail now, which is why she’s been buttoning up, choosing demure outfits and even wearing glasses.” The truth is that Jennifer has an amazing role in this movie. She plays the part of Claire Simmons, a woman who suffers a car accident which leaves scars all over her body. Although the role has not been simple, Jennifer did an amazing job. 

”Jen was initially nervous about looking so raw on camera. But after really digging into the character, she had a lot of fun,” the same source claimed. 

And Jennifer was without a doubt delighted with the achievement. “Daniel Barnz the director has said that, and it’s what I’m so grateful and thankful for about him, that he did sort of take the chance,” Jennifer Aniston said. “I begged and pleaded and promised I would go to the moon and back with him. It was an unexpected way to go and he believed in me.”

“I’m just humbled,” the talented actress went on to explain. “It’s just all happening so fast and so beautifully. The Globes are a big fun party and it’s so fun to celebrate with your peers. My friend Emily [Blunt] is nominated so I’m excited for her. We’re just going to have a fun night.”

Jennifer Aniston is surely enjoying success when it comes to her career, but the star is also happy in her personal life. The 45 year old star is currently engaged to Justin Theroux and the couple is as happy as possible.

Angelina Jolie is a Great Boss

Angelina Jolie has always been considered a talented actress. Now, it seems that she can also do an amazing job as a movie director. Angelina Jolie recently directed movie Unbroken and the star has received great appreciation from her work colleagues. Jock O’Connell recently praised the Hollywood star for her way of working with people. 

The actor claimed that Angelina treated him as an equal and he really appreciated that. “She had compassion. She supported me throughout. If I’m watching her treat everyone as an equal, that made me feel exactly like that, too. I spent time with her in the rehearsal period,” the actor claimed in a recent interview. 

“She set up meetings with my mum and some of my family. So, by the time we go to the set, it felt like I had a bit of a friend. But it was a massive leap for me, a much more expensive realm of the industry,” he explained. 

Angelina Jolie’s new movie is a success, but it seems that not everyone agrees with the perspective the star presented. Unbroken has been called a racist movie by Japanese nationalists. The action in this movie is actually based on a nonfiction book by Laura Hillenbrand and it is about the life of Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete. The new movie is set to be released in the United States on Christmas Day. 

Angelina Jolie decided to talk about her experience in the new movie during an appearance on Today show. The star was accompanied in the show by two of the stars of the movie, Jack O’Connell and Miyavi. “We are losing these men and women,” Angelina said when talking about the movie. “Their commitment to their community, their family, their faith — it’s extraordinary,” the actress also revealed. 

It is yet to see how successful Angelina Jolie’s new movie will be. However, the movie already is controversial, as some reports went to say that it may even be banned in Japan. Without a doubt, the story is very interesting to discover and there are only a few weeks left until its release.

Southside with You Movie Focused on Barack and Michelle Obama’s first date

People from all over the world will soon be able to discover the love story between US President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle. The first date of the two is set to be turned into a new movie, Southside with you. 

Michelle and Barack went out for a date for the first time back in 1989. This new movie will focus on this beautiful and crucial moment in their lives. It has been reported that Tika Sumpter will play the role of the first lady. Reports reveal that auditions for the part of Obama have not started yet, so it is yet to find out who will be cast in this role. The movie will be directed by Richard Tanne. Tanne revealed that he developed the idea of this movie with Sumpter, who will also serve as executive producer. 

The entire action of the movie takes place in the summer of 1989. At that time Obama was a law school student. It seems that it took some time for the current President of the United States to convince his wife to go out with him. Obama met his future wife at work, as he took a summer job as an associate at Chicago law firm Sidley Austin. This is where he fall for lawyer Michelle Robinson. 

Their first date has surely been very romantic. The couple visited the Art Institute, took a long walk and caught a showing of Do The Right Thing. Michele and Barack fell in love for each other and the couple went to wed about three years later, in 1992. The famous couple shared their love story and their romantic first date in an interview on the campaign for the president’s re-election in 2012. 

It has also been revealed that shooting for this movie will start in the month of July, in Chicago. Without a doubt, people from all over the world will be interested to discover the beautiful love story between the President of the United States and the First Lady.

Angelina Jolie Underwent Shocking Weight Loss While Filming Unbroken

Angelina Jolie has always been very dedicated to her acting career. The star of Unbroken was actually so dedicated to her project that she did not even have time to eat during filming. 

These revelations were made by Angelina’s co-star who revealed that the actress got really thin while filming her movie, claiming that she was not eating much. Miyavi said that Angelina was extremely focused on her direction. The entire team was impressed with Angelina’s dedication for this project and they were also thankful to the star for her help. 

Unbroken also stars Gerrett Hedlund, Jack O’Connell and Finn Wittrock. All the stars of the new movie revealed that they felt honored to work with Angelina, revealing that she did an amazing job on the movie. Unbroken actually is the second directorial project for Angelina Jolie. 

“Everybody had done their individual research on who their characters were, and we all had an immense amount of respect for them,” said Hedlund. “What we could find and bring to the table would have the potential of being added in either improvisationally, or we’d make something out of a moment that was just sort of sitting, eating rice.”

Moreover, Hedlund claimed that Angelina does such a great job as a director because she is an actress, too. As an actress she loves to watch actors, find solutions and make the entire project better. Moreover, the cast of the movie revealed that thanks to Jolie’s attitude and determination, everyone was able to work great for this movie. 

Miyavi revealed that Angelina “was extremely collaborative and sort of inspired the whole time.” “I think because she’s an actress she loves watching the actors kind of get a little mental and sort of cram and trial and error and figure things out. And I think it makes her smile.” 

“She was our leader. She was also very collaborative and very curious about what you had to bring and it’s like, ‘Let’s figure it out together.’ That said, she does have a real vision for the movie,” Wittrock claimed. 

It has been claimed that Jolie even received some advices from her famous husband, Brad Pitt. Pitt got involved in the filming of the movie, offering advice to the star of the movie, Jack O’Connell. Well, it surely seems that everyone has loved Angelina and the way she worked at this movie. This surely makes the project much more interesting.

Christian Bale was Jealous on Ben Affleck over Batman Role

Christian Bale has definitely become really famous thanks to his role in Batman. In fact, he gave the Batman character a whole new personality and fans just loved that. However, the Batman franchise featuring the star ended, but a new story is set continue with Ben Affleck in the main role. 

Ben Affleck is set to play the role of Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. However, Christian Bale revealed that seeing the famous actor taking on this role of the superhero so soon has actually been quite difficult for him. 

“I’ve got to admit initially, even though I felt that it was the right time to stop, there was always a bit of me going, ‘Oh go on… Let’s do another,” the famous actor claimed in a recent interview with Empire Magazine. “So when I heard there was someone else doing it, there was a moment where I just stopped and stared into nothing for half an hour,” Christian Bale added. 

Christian Bale has been the star of the most famous Batman movies ever released: Batman Begins, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises. Even though it is hard for him to close this successful and beautiful chapter, Bale claimed that he is not resentful of Affleck for taking the role. 

“But I’m 40. The fact that I’m jealous of someone else playing Batman… I think I should have gotten over it by now,” the talented actor explained. “I haven’t spoken with Ben, but I emailed him offering bits of advice that I learned the hard way. I would imagine he is doing everything he can to avoid anything that I did.”

In fact, Ben Affleck is set to play the role of Batman in at least three upcoming films. This new project is definitely expected by all fans of the popular Batman character and naturally everyone wants to discover how Affleck will play this character. Without a doubt, the expectations from Affleck are huge. In a previous interview, Affleck claimed that people commonly have opinions and preconceived ideas about characters they have known for long and this surely is the case for Batman. 

Hot in Cleveland Ends after 6 Seasons

Hot in Cleveland will stop airing after no less than 6 seasons. It seems that TV Land decided to pull the show from air. The official announcement has been made on Monday. This means that the current season of the show will be the last one aired. 

“It’s been an honor to work with Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick and the incomparable Betty White as well as our executive producers Suzanne Martin, Todd Milliner, Sean Hayes and the rest of our exceptional writers, production team and crew,” an official statement said. 

The show will end after more than 100 episodes, in 2015. Its final season has just begun. The show stars Wendie Malick, Valeria Bertinelli, Jane Leeves and Berry White. According to statistics, it has less than a million viewers. Naturally, many are sad to see this project ending. Among them is Valerie Bertinelli, who claimed that all ends are sad. 

On the other hand, Jane Leeves claimed that she was extremely happy to be part of the project and have this experience. “I’m so glad we had this time together,” she tweeted. Her message also went to thank all the fans for their support and their love. “BIG thank you to our amazing fans! I hope you love the final season as much as we’ve loved making it. It’s been such a gift,” it said. 

One of the most appreciated appearances on the show has surely been Betty White. The star was initially supposed to have just a one time appearance on the television series. However, she became an important part of Hot in Cleveland. The show focused on the adventures of three friends, who moved from Los Angeles to Cleveland. 

The show had a big audience at first, over 4.8 million viewers, but then, the numbers decreased to less than 1million. Hot in Cleveland premiered in 2010. The final season of the show premiered on November 5. So, fans will have to watch a few more adventures of the three friends, as the show will air until 2015. Its finale is surely a surprise.

The Osbournes to Return to TV after 10 Years

The Osbournes has surely been a very interesting television series. It aired more than 10 years ago, but it seems that the crazy family might make a comeback with their reality series. This is without a doubt an unexpected news, as no one predicted that The Osbournes will start filming once again. 

However, reports indicate that the crazy family will be brought to VH1 next year. The Osbournes originally ran on MTV, between 2002 and 2005. In 2002, the series won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program. So, this reality show has been as successful as possible. Moreover, the entire family became successful after the finale of the show. 

Sharon Osbourne was a judge for the UK version of The X Factor and she actually built a career in television, as she currently is co-host on The Talk. Kelly also became a television show host. The star currently co-hosts E!’s Fashion Police. She also appeared in Dancing with the Stars, back in 2009. Jack has also been featured in many reality TV projects. 

The Osbournes will most likely come back for sex or eight episodes, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Sharon has said. The new episodes are set to air next year. Of course, it will surely be very interesting to discover what has happened new in the family. After 10 years, things have surely changed. “It’s been so long,” Osbourne said. “Our family has grown.” “We have a granddaughter, a gorgeous daughter-in-law.”

Why did the family choose to make this project? It seems that it was actually Ozzy’s desire to film for the reality series. “He looked back on his life and he said, ‘I wish we could have done ‘The Osbournes’ now where I’m clean and sober.’ So much to talk about. Ozzy is coming up with his last tour with Black Sabbath,” Shanon revealed.

No details regarding the new episodes have been released at this point. So, the date of the premiere is yet to be announced. However, fans of the Osbourne family are surely waiting anxiously for the new project to be launched. 

Reese Witherspoon Didn’t Want to Do Sex Scenes

Many actors at some point in their career find themselves in the situation of having to do some sex scenes. This happened to Reese Witherspoon, as the actress starred in Wild. The famous Hollywood star decided to open up about this experience. In a recent interview, Reese Witherspoon claimed that filming the sex scene has actually been very hard. 

“I didn’t want to do any of it. I really didn’t want to do the sex scenes. I really didn’t want to do the heroin scenes… No sex scenes are fun. They are just like… sometimes they’re fun, but there’s a whole other set of stories. No, it was hard,” the beautiful actress confessed. In fact, she was so unpleased with these scenes that she actually went to call the author of the best-selling book that inspired the movie, Cheryl Stayed.  

“I called Cheryl the day before and I was like, ‘I have to do this scene in this alley and I’m having sex with two guys,’ and I’m like, ‘Why did you do this?!'” the actress explained. When it comes to the response she received, Reese laughed. She said that the author claimed that she is sorry she has been “such a slut in the ’90s, but you’re just gonna have to do it. Otherwise people are going to say, ‘It’s just going to be a hiking movie and that’s stupid.'”

Still, Reese knew the story that was shared in the movie even before the book was released. The famous actress claimed that she received the manuscript of the book in November, 2011. She read the whole book in a few hours and after finishing it, the actress said to have claimed: “I have to meet this woman. I don’t know who she is. I need to hug her!”

The story is very powerful and this is what the famous actress wanted to share. Reese said that what makes the story unique is not the fact that it is emotional or sarcastic. It actually is the fact that the author of the book is extremely honest about what happened in her life. That made Reese want to make the movie. 

Christoph Waltz to Play Villain in New Bond Movie

It has been reported that Christoph Waltz might star in the new James Bond movie. Apparently, the famous actor is the choice of producers for the role of the main villain. However, the news has not been confirmed yet, but it would surely be exciting to see Waltz in this role. 

The Django Unchained star is said to have already singed for the role in Bond 24. If the news is true, Waltz will opposite Daniel Craig in the upcoming James Bond movie. Filming for the new movie is set to start early next month, so the cast has to be 100 percent completed. The Daily Mail reported that Waltz’s character will be extremely complex, although it is yet unclear the exact role he will have. 

In fact, various rumors are contradicting each other regarding the character that Waltz will play. So, if some sources claim that he will get the main villain role, others reveal that Waltz will actually play a friend’s part. “Not so fast . . . just because he has played bad guys in other movies doesn’t mean he’s going to be the baddie here,” a source said. 

The Daily Mail reported that producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson have already met with the actor. The cast is said to also include Ralph Fiennes and Naomie Harris. Well, producers surely managed to keep the secret on the cast, but not only. The name of the new movie has not been revealed yet, either. 

This is the latest instalment in the highly famous spy film franchise. Filming is set to start soon, so we will immediately find out who will play this role. 

Meanwhile, Christoph Waltz surely enjoys success with the new Horrible Bosses 2. Moreover, the star is set to appear in Tarzan. The famous Hollywood actor remains well-known for his unique role in Inglourious Basterds. In this movie, Christoph Waltz starred as Nazi Colonel Hans Landa. Without a doubt, his performance was memorable, so if he will get the villain part in James Bond, it will be no shock in this decision.