Monday, September 23, 2019

AS DVD SALES SINK, SO DO ACTORS’ SALARIES

September 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

If movie stars are no longer able to command fees of tens of millions of dollars from studios, they can blame the slump in DVD and Blu-ray Disc sales, Viacom chief Philippe Dauman indicated on Wednesday. Speaking at an investors conference in New York, Dauman said that while revenue from digital platforms has helped to […]

HEFTY SALARIES MAY DEPRIVE FOCKERS OF PROFIT

January 5, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Although Universal’s Little Fockers has taken in more than $110 million after two weeks in release, it has a long way to go to recoup an enormous budget that ballooned because of enormous salaries paid to its actors, the New York Post observed today (Wednesday). According to the newspaper, which cited unnamed sources, nearly $70 […]

CALLS MOUNT FOR BBC TO DISCLOSE SALARIES OF ITS STARS

July 5, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The BBC, which is funded by license fees collected from all TV set owners in Britain — regardless of whether they watch anything on the BBC or not — is coming under greater pressure to become more transparent about how its funds are being spent. On Sunday, Terry Wogan, a top BBC radio personality, told […]