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George Clooney was the highest-paid actor of 2018, according to ‘Forbes.’ The actor raked in a career-high $239 million pre-tax, not for his movie roles but largely thanks to the sale of his company, Casamigos Tequila, for $1 billion to the British liquor company Diageo last June.
Actress Octavia Spencer revealed that Jessica Chastain helped her earn five times her salary by tying their earnings together for an upcoming comedy they’re making. Chastain, who has been a vocal critic of the pay disparity in Hollywood, instigated a “bidding war” on the project.
Former star of the hit TV drama 'St. Elsewhere,' actor/director Denzel Washington has earned popular and critical acclaim for his roles in an array of feature films, including 'Glory,' 'Malcolm X,' 'Training Day,' 'American Gangster,' 'Flight' and 'Fences.'
Oscar-winning actor Daniel Day-Lewis has announced his retirement. A spokeswoman said in a statement: “Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor. He is immensely grateful to all of his collaborators and audiences over the many years. This is a private decision and neither he nor his representatives will make any further comment on this subject. ”
Ben Affleck is breaking his silence after completing 40-day rehab treatment. “Battling any addiction is a lifelong and difficult struggle," Affleck posted on Instagram. "Because of that, one is never really in or out of treatment. It is full-time commitment. I am fighting for myself and my family.”