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Fly News: Dwayne Johnson Solidifies Baller Status, Tops Forbes Highest-Paid Actors List

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is the epitome of baller!

In a year the actor has gone from No. 11 on the Forbes highest-paid actors list to the very top; outing Robert Downey Jr. from the No. 1 spot with $64.5 million in earnings between June 2015 and June 2016.

Not only did Johnson move up 10 spots on this year’s Forbes list dethroning Downey who nabbed the No. 1 spot three years in a row, he more than doubled his earnings of $31 million from the previous year. Johnson’s raking in the dough from his roles in the Fast & Furious franchise, San Andreas, the HBO series Ballers, and Baywatch. 

 

Upon learning of the news Johnson tweeted the following message,

“Want to say two things about this. I started w/$7 bucks. If I can overcome, so can you. Waffle House on me!”

The Ballers star is followed by Jackie Chan with $61 million, Matt Damon with $55 million, Tom Cruise with $53 million, and Johnny Depp with $48 million; which rounds off the top five.You can check out Johnson’s tweet and Forbes complete highest-paid actors list below.  

Forbes Highest-Paid Actors of 2016
1. Dwayne Johnson — $64,500,00
2. Jackie Chan — $61,000,000
3. Matt Damon — $55,000,000
4. Tom Cruise — $53,000,000
5. Johnny Depp — $48,000,000
6. Ben Affleck — $43,000,000
7. Vin Diesel — $35,000,000
8. Shah Rukh Khan — $33,000,000
9. Robert Downey Jr. — $33,000,000
10. Akshay Kumar — $31,500,000
11. Brad Pitt — $31,500,000
12. Adam Sandler — $30,000,000
13. Mark Wahlberg — $30,000,000
14. Salman Kahn — $28,500,000
15. Leonardo Dicaprio — $27,000,000
16. Chris Pratt — $26,000,000
17. Will Smith — $20,500,000
18. Amitabh Bachchan — $20,000,000
19. Matthew McConaughey — $18,000,000
20. Harrison Ford — $15,000,00
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Fly Trailer: #TeamCap and #TeamIronMan Battle It Out For The Sake Of Humanity

Are you #TeamCap or #TeamIronMan?

Marvel Studios and Walt Disney Studios bring us the second trailer for the highly anticipated Captain America: Civil War.

The next installment in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers tasked with safeguarding humanity. However, that is no easy task and the collateral damage continues to mount. This leads to political pressure to establish a system of accountability, headed by a governing body charged with overseeing and directing the team. Not everyone is in favor of this new form of oversight; which creates a rift between the Avengers, resulting in a split. Two factions emerge, one led by Steve Rogers with the Avengers who believe they should be trusted to defend humanity without any government interference, and the other headed by Tony Stark; whose surprisingly in support of government oversight and accountability.

Captain America: Civil War is the studio’s longest film to date with a run time of 2 hours and 27 minutes. It’s start studded cast includes Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Anthony Mackie, Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd, Gwyneth Paltrow, Emily VanCamp, and Jeremy Renner.

In the trailer we see #TeamCap and #TeamIronMan battle it out, strongly holding on to their convictions that they are doing what is best for the good of humanity.  At the end we get an appearance from a web slinging crime fighter who is totally #TeamIronMan. Watch the brand new trailer below and you can also check out the recently released team posters.