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15 Beloved Classic Movies That Were Originally Box Office Flops

15 Classic Movies That Were Box Office Bombs

So it appears that Johnny Depp is pretty bummed about the fact that his passion project The Lone Ranger completely tanked at the box office this summer. The film is expected to cost Walt Disney Studios $150 million, a figure that a company EVP calls “very disappointing.” Ooof, that’s a pretty high price-tag. Now poor Johnny is considering pulling a Brando by quitting acting altogether and retiring to “quieter things.” Awwww, Johnny…we hope this little setback isn’t getting you down. Look on the brightside: TONS of bombs have gone on to have long and successful careers as movie classics on home video!

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Zoe Saldana Continues To Catch Hell For Her Role As Nina Simone

Zoe Saldana Nina Simone Controversy

Zoe Saldana may be in over her head with the lead role as Nina Simone in the biopic, Nina. The casting of Zoe was immediately met with side-eyes and constructive criticism. Cynthia Mort, director and writer of the film, was called out by Nina’s daughter for not consulting her or the family to make sure Nina’s legacy was depicted accurately. The controversy spun into an even bigger debacle when pictures of Zoe on set in black face with an afro wig hit the ‘net. And it ain’t pretty. Read more…