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Friday, November 20, 2009

Will Ferrell Tops Hollywood’s Most Overpaid Stars for 2009

Hollywood Comedian Will Ferrell leads the Top 10 Most Overpaid Stars of 2009 according to Forbes compiled  list of stars who command a high salary but whose movies are box office flops.

Will Ferrell’s films in the last 12 months earn an average of $3.29 for every dollar he was paid. His last film “Land of the Lost” made $49,392,095.00 but the film’s production cost is $100 million making it a major flop for a big-budget summer event film.

Here are the year’s Top 10 “Flop” stars in Hollywood:

1. Will Ferrell – 1$:$3.29

2. Ewan McGregor – $1:$3.75

3. Billy Bob Thornthon – 1$:$4

4. Eddie Murphy – 1$:$4.43

5. Ice Cube – 1$:$4.47

6. Tom Cruise – $1:$7.18

7. Drew Barrymore – $1:$7.43

8. Leonardo DiCaprio – $1:$7.52

9. Samuel L. Jackson – $1:$7.59

10. Jim Carrey – $1:$8.62

On the other hand, Shia LaBeouf is the year’s most bankable star. The Transformers star made an average of $160 for every dollar of his compensation.


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