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Hollywood A-listers Are Way Overpaid, Study Says

Samuel L. Jackson comes in second, with $24.4 million per year and $6.2 million per movie. Johnny Depp and Tom Cruise take the third and fourth spots. ButForbes annual list of the industrys highest-paid actors puts Robert Downey Jr.(pictured) at the top, earning an estimated $75 million in 2013, even though the Index rates him as Hollywoods ninth-biggest revenue draw, generating $20.6 million per year for his movies. The next four highest-paid actors onForbes list Channing Tatum ($60 million), Hugh Jackman ($55 million), Mark Wahlberg ($52 million) and Dwayne Johnson ($46 million) dont even crack the Indexstop 10. But, as box office analyst Paul Dergarabedian told USA Today, several of these seemingly overpaid actors anchor major franchises: Downey is the center of two Marvel franchises,The AvengersandIron Man; Tatum has played key roles in the Step Up, 21 Jump Street andG.I. Joe series;Jackman anchors theX-MenandWolverinemovies; Wahlberg is joining the Transformers franchise;and Johnson has been a key player in the last two (and the next)Fast and Furious films and has also joined theG.I.
Full story: http://entertainment.time.com/2013/11/13/hollywood-a-listers-are-way-overpaid-study-says/

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