According to Forbes’ annual list of Hollywood’s Top-Earning Actresses, Cameron Diaz comes in at #5 with $20 million. The first place was taken by Angelina Jolie, followed by Jennifer Aniston, Meryl Streep and Sarah Jessica Parker, respectively. Continue reading to see what they wrote about Ms. Diaz.
Diaz is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood when she appears in romantic comedies like What Happens in Vegas. She also earns big bucks from the Shrek series playing Shrek’s love interest, Princess Fiona. The fourth Shrek movie should hit theaters next year.
I have added seven new outtakes from the photoshoot Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin and Sofia Vassilieva did for USA Today when promoting My Sister’s Keeper. Unfortunately they’re tagged, but all three of them look awesome in the photos, so be sure to check ‘em out!
Update: Thanks to the great Kayla of Shannen Doherty Web, we have bigger/untagged versions!
As most of you probably know by now, My Sister’s Keeper was released to cinemas this weekend. Here are the box office results: The movie earned a respectable $12 million, and came in at #5 in the top ten. The full list can be seen below.
1) Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen – $112 million
2) The Proposal – $18.4 million
3) The Hangover – $17.2 million
4) Up – $13 million
5) My Sister’s Keeper - $12 million
6) Year One – $5.8 million
7) The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 – $5.4 million
8) Star Trek – $3.6 million
9) Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian – $3.5 million
10) Away We Go – $1.6 million
Cameron Diaz set a new world record on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Friday – for ‘snuggling in a hammock with bunnies’. Late Night host Jimmy Fallon squeezed 48 rabbits into a bed with the actress, which adjudicators ruled was a new record.
As an excited Cameron wrestled with the rabbits, she told Fallon, “I’m so excited. I’m snuggling with 48 bunnies, I think we have a world record here.”
Stay tuned for videos and screencaptures of her appearance on the talk show!
Here’s a brand new – awesome – Q&A/interview with Cameron Diaz by the Hollywood Reporter. She talks about My Sister’s Keeper, future projects and more. Check it out below!
Since her first film role in 1994′s “The Mask” opposite Jim Carrey, Cameron Diaz has been become one of Hollywood’s most successful leading ladies, entertaining audiences in such quirky comedies as 1997′s “My Best Friend’s Wedding” and 1998′s “There’s Something About Mary” and earning street cred in such dramas as 2001′s “Vanilla Sky” and 2002′s “Gangs of New York.” In 2003, Diaz struck salary gold, becoming the third Hollywood actress after Julia Roberts and Reese Witherspoon to receive a $20 million paycheck — for “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.”
Her latest film, the New Line drama “My Sister’s Keeper,” teams her with Jason Patric, Abigail Breslin and Alec Baldwin in a different kind of role: Portraying a mom who goes to extreme measures to keep her leukemia-stricken daughter alive. Diaz may soon be reunited with Tom Cruise, her “Vanilla Sky” co-star, in James Mangold’s action film “The Wichita Project”; and she’s attached to the Zach Braff-directed comedy “Swingles,” currently in development. Just before receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the native San Diegan spoke with The Hollywood Reporter’s Noela Hueso.
It’s finally here! Today is the day! At last! Okay, I think that is enough. But I’m so excited over the fact that My Sister’s Keeper is released in cinemas today (for US, UK, Canada and Mexico residents, that is)! I can’t wait to see this film, especially to watch Cameron Diaz as the mother Sara. Be sure to go out and see it at your local theater and then let us know what you thought!
My Sister’s Keeper currently holds a respectful 67% fresh on RottenTomatoes.com. Read what some of the critics have said about Cameron’s performance below.
“Diaz gives one of the best performances of her career as the ‘villain’ of the piece, an uncompromising fighter.”
- Orlando Sentinel
“Cameron Diaz goes against type in a beautifully executed dramatic role, which changes her game and probably will change her career.”
- Monsters and Critics
“Nothing Cameron Diaz and Jason Patric have ever done prepared me for their emotionally charged performances as the parents of three children coping with death in diverse ways.”
- The Observer
“Cameron Diaz, as the devoted mother Sara, does a fine job in what is her most successful dramatic role to date.”
- The Movie Minute
Here’s a new movie rumor surrounding Cameron Diaz! According to IMDb.com (though they aren’t always a reliable source), Cameron will star in Nick Cassavetes’ – yes, that is the director of My Sister’s Keeper – next film. It’s called Peaceable Kingdom, and is based on the true life and work of Dame Daphne Sheldrick‘s efforts to preventing elephant extinction in war-torn Kenya. It’s a drama, penned by Jeff Stockwell (Bridge to Terabithia), with Mandalay Pictures‘ Cathy Schulman and Peter Guber producing.
In an article from February this year, they mention an early fall start date for the movie. However, Cameron has already confirmed that she will be starring in the yet untitled James Mangold project (aka Wichita) which will begin production in September.
Either she isn’t going to be in Peaceable Kingdom at all, or they have worked the schedule around Cameron. Hopefully it’s the latter, as I would love to see more dramatic roles for her. Only time will tell. Stay tuned!