Sunday June 13, 2021

What is a movie star? Hollywood’s new definition

The era is long past when a star like Tom Cruise could launch a career with "Risky Business" and "Top Gun," then stay in the stratosphere for decades. None of the new stars gets the once-standard "20-against-20" deal – that is, $20 million upfront and 20 percent of the studio’s take from exhibitors, after they make that $20 million back. Today, stars are seen as disposable.  More…

Posted by at August 19, 2012
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