Obama, Johansson and more react to death of Chadwick Boseman
NEW YORK Chadwick came to the White House to work with kids when he was playing Jackie Robinson. Chadwick was not only a deeply soulful and powerful actor, but he was such a kind, thoughtful, funny and gentle person. Theres a reason (Chadwick Boseman) could play Jackie Robinson, Thurgood Marshall, and King TChalla with such captivating depth and honesty. Chadwick Boseman. Beyonc wrote on her website. Rest in power, King. Scottie Pippen, longtime Chicago Bulls star and six-time NBA champion, said on Twitter.
Hollywood power publicist and pal to stars Nanci Ryder dies
Nanci Ryder, a powerful Hollywood publicist and co-founder of BWR Public Relations who became close to such stars as Rene Zellweger and Courteney Cox, died Thursday of Lou Gehrigs disease in Los Angeles. Zellweger thanked Ryder in her best actress acceptance speech when she won the Academy Award for Judy earlier this year. Stints at Goldberg-Ehrlich Public Relations and Management and Michael Levine Public Relations followed, before she formed Nanci Ryder Public Relations in 1984, with Fox as her first client. In 1987, she co-founded the firm BWR Public Relations with Paul Baker and Larry Winokur. This spring, the firm's parent company, Burson Cohn & Wolfe, shut down BWR Public Relations, moving staffers or laying them off.
Dwayne Johnson Named Highest-Paid Actor for 2019
On Wednesday, the action movie star was named the highest-paid actor in the world by Forbes. This is a based on a breakdown of his earnings from June 1, 2018 to June 1, 2019. In 2016, the former pro wrestler took first place with $64.5 million and he's been in second place the last two years. It's noteworthy that Johnson's co-star in the Jumanji franchise, Kevin Hart, was named the highest-paid comedian of the year by Forbes just last week. And being named the highest earner in Tinseltown is hardly the only thing Johnson has to celebrate these days.
Robert Downey Jr. Discusses What Comes Next After Playing Iron Man
Robert Downey Jr. is opening up about life after Tony Stark. "But Ive not been forced to explore the new frontier of what is my creative and personal life after this." "If you put eyes on, 'Oh, thats gonna be a big turn down there, spring of 19. Downey Jr. also discussed his priorities going forward, emphasizing that family comes first despite his world-famous career. The leading man also touched upon how Iron Man and his own personality have melded over the last decade and the dependency that he feels developed for a time.