Bio Pics have been successful for two things: They rake in box-office money and bait in Oscar noms for its celebs. Word has it that a certain number of actresses from Reese Witherspoon to Elizabeth Olsen are gunning for the much coveted role of a young Hilary Clinton.
Movie star Michael Douglas has announced that his six month battle with Stage III throat cancer has been won. Douglas announced his victory over the disease during a Monday Today Show interview with Matt Lauer that will air on Tuesday.
Douglas told Lauer:
“I feel good, relieved. The tumor is gone. But, you know, I have to check out on a monthly basis now to maintain. I guess there’s not a total euphoria. I’ll probably take a couple of months of getting checked out. But it’s been a wild six-month ride.”
In October Douglas completed his last round of chemotherapy and was told by doctors that his chance of survival was 70 to 80 percent.
Matt Damon and wife Luciana have welcomed another baby girl into the world. Stella Zavala Damon was born in New York City on Wednesday night.
“Mom and baby are both healthy,” while adding, “The whole family is thrilled.”
He isn’t your usual tabloid fodder or paparazzi magnet.
Forbes magazine came out with their list of Hollywood’s Hardest-Working Actors. “We considered all movies released between January 2005 and December 2009 that earned more than $20 million at the U.S. box office, based on data from Exhibitor Relations,” their official website said.
Actor Seth Rogen landed on no. 1, thanks to the 10 movies he made during the past five years. The titles, which include Superbad, Knocked Up, and Pineapple Express, earned Seth a total of $892 million.
Number two is Oscar award winner Morgan Freeman, who earned $1.168 billion for his movies such as Invictus and Batman Begins. Number three is Matt Damon, Morgan’s Invictus co-star whose eight films for the past five years earned him a total of $696 million.
Photo from Seth Rogen’s fansite
Every dog has his day, and March 27 was Matt Damon’s. He was honored at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the “24th Annual American Cinematheque Award Presentation to Matt Damon.”