Talk about a backhanded compliment. Adam Sander has been named the most overpaid actor of 2013 by Forbes.
Though Sandler still commands a fat paycheck, most of his recent films have been Razzie fodder and box office duds. The magazine estimates that for every dollar Sandler received on his last three films, which include Jack & Jill and That's My Boy, the movies returned an average of $3.40. However, there are exceptions when Sandler's price tag pays off, as is the case with Grown Ups 2, one of Sandler's best performing films, which was not counted toward this year's ranking because of its later release date.
A magical wizard fell short to three superheroes at the box office, as Chronicle edged out The Woman in Black for the top spot, Box Office Mojo reports.
Chronicle, about three teenage friends who gain superpowers, grossed an estimated $22 million in its opening weekend. The Woman in Black, starring Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe, drew $21 million to take second place.
The Grey leads the pack at the box office
At No. 3 was...
The Grey, Liam Neeson
Liam Neeson's latest action film, The Grey, lead the pack of a trio of new film releases, Box Office Mojo reports.
The Grey grossed an estimated $20 million in its first weekend of release. Underworld: Awakening fell one spot to No. 2, taking in $12.5 million.
Box office: Underworld: Awakening comes out on top
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Katherine Heigl, Grey's Anatomy
Katherine Heigl says she wants to don the scrubs once again and return to Grey's Anatomy two years after she left the series.
The question is, according to Heigl, will they have her back? "I've told them I want to," Heigl told E! Online. "Being a showrunner and being a writer of a TV series like that is so complicated ... how many characters are there now? There's a lot and so...