TMZ reports the first $25 Million is for work already performed on the series and the profits that have already accrued.
However, the 180 episodes he did shoot are worth $100 million for the actor in syndication profits over the next 7-10 years.
Charlie – you are winning.
TMZ reports the photographer — Antonio Echavarria — claims Tyson attacked him, hit him with a closed fist, and broke his camera. The photographer claims he suffered a concussion and a strained spinal chord.
Tyson was initially arrested after the incident and booked for misdemeanor battery. The case was thrown out however as the L.A. City Attorney officially rejected the case, citing “insufficient evidence.”
PerezHilton reports that Taylor Lautner, Kristen Stewart, and Robert Pattinson are guaranteed $25 Million for the last two “Twilight” films, “Breaking Dawn” Parts One and Two.
Perez also notes that their payday could be potentially even bigger. They have apparently been offered 7.5% of the theatrical gross, which could be $41 Million a piece.
But seriously, aren’t we bored of this “Twilight” thing yet?
As if the Travolta courtcase wasn’t cinematic enough already, his lawyer has adopted some choice moves from the movies to help move the trial along.
According to TMZ, the defense attorney tried to claim Travolta’s lawyer Michael McDermott was the one behind the extortion plot to which – and this is when it gets good – McDermott responded, “You can’t handle the truth! You can’t handle the truth!”
The line is straight out of A Few Good Men starring Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise and Demi Moore, and the defense lawyer didn’t miss the reference.
The lawyer for the alleged extortionists replied, “You’ve watched ‘A Few Good Men,’ huh?”