Music & Entertainment News – Wednesday 5/9/18

Music & Entertainment News – Wednesday 5/9/18

Cliff Richard is seeking more than $750,000 in damages after the BBC broadcast a 2014 police search of his home. The “Devil Woman” hit-maker claims airing the images was a “very serious invasion” of privacy.

Cliff Richard – Photo Credit: Solarpix / PR Photos

The late Carrie Fisher rarely discussed her ill-fated marriage to Paul Simon. But just weeks before her death, she opened up to longtime music journalist Robert Hilburn for a recently published biography, Paul Simon – The Life.

Carrie Fisher – Photo Credit: Andrew Evans / PR Photos

Richie Sambora and Heather Locklear’s daughter Ava stars in the movie Mommy Be Mine, which airs on Lifetime Friday night at 8 ET.

Sting and Shaggy will tape an episode of the PBS show Speakeasyon May 24th at the Manderley Bar at the McKittrick Hotel in New York.

The Lynyrd Skynyrd documentary, If I Leave Here Tomorrow, will be screened at the Nashville Film Festival on Friday.

U2’s “Love Is Bigger Than Anything in Its Way” has gotten an official remix by a Canadian EDM duo, The Funk Hunters, whose Frank Middleton says the message “the stems are in your inbox and you only have a few days” came to them while they were on tour, setting off a mad scramble to get it done.

U2 is posting clips of the Songs of Experience tour on Facebook.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Mavis Staples received an honorary doctorate from Delta State University in Mississippi on Monday.

The five-DVD box set Sid Caesar: The Works will be released August 14th. Celebrating the career of the TV comedy pioneer, it features prime-time highlights as well as the 2014 Paley Center for Media Tribute Program with Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and Billy Crystal.

Some of Hollywood’s biggest names can make some big bucks off their movies.
Actors can reportedly make upward of $20-million per movie.
The reported list of salaries has been revealed.
We’ve seen the blockbusters, we’ve heard the box office numbers, but at the end of the day, how much are Hollywood actors really taking home?

In this day in age, the major stars like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Daniel Craig and Anne Hathaway can reportedly make upwards of $15 to $25-million per movie. That’s not including bonuses made once a film has surpassed its box office milestones or major social media campaigns. Here’s a look at some of the salaries made by your favorite stars – and the movies they made them on (in descending order from the big bank – to the small potatoes):

Daniel Craig- “Bond 25” (2019) – $25MDwayne Johnson- “Red Notice” (2020) – $22M
Vin Diesel – “The Fate of the Furious” (2017) – $20M
Anne Hathaway – “Barbie” (2020) – $15M
Jennifer Lawrence- “Red Sparrow” (2018) – $15M
Seth Rogen – “Flarsky” (2019) – $15M
Tom Cruise – “The Mummy” (2017) – $11-$13M
Harrison Ford – “Indiana Jones 5” (2020) – $10-$12M
Sandra Bullock – “Minions” (2015) – $10M
Leonardo DiCaprio – “Once Upon a Time In Hollywood” (2019) – $10M
Robert Downey Jr. – “Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) – $10M
Kevin Hart – “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (2017) – $10M
Chris Pratt – “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” (2018) – $10M
Emily Blunt – “Jungle Cruise” (2019) – $8-$10M
Bryce Dallas Howard – “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018) – $8M
Tom Hardy – “Venom” (2018) – $7M
Ryan Gosling – “First Man” (2018) – $6.5M
Jack Black – “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” (2017) – $5M
Michael B. Jordan – “Creed 2” (2018) – $3-$4M
Ethan Hawke – “The Purge” (2013) – $2M
Source: Variety

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