Though Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday, Deadline reports that the actress had already completed filming on Star Wars: Episode VIII. It was expected that Fisher would return for Episode IX, but shooting wasn’t expected to start for about a year. Fisher also recently wrapped filming for her recurring role on Amazon’s series Catastrophe, where she appeared as Rob Delaney‘s mother.
Nic Cage as Ronald Reagan? It could happen. Page Six reports that the actor has been offered the lead in a still untitled Ronald Reagan project. Will Ferrell was previously attached to the movie, but dropped out after two of the late president’s children slammed the film. The movie reportedly centers on an ambitious intern who is tasked with convincing the senile commander-in-chief that he is an actor playing the president in a movie.
It was a big year for Scarlett Johansson, who tops the Forbes annual Top Grossing Actor list. The actress grossed a reported $1.2 billion thanks to Captain America: Civil War and voice roles in the animated films Sing and The Jungle Book. Johansson also appeared in the Coen Brothers film Hail, Caesar early in 2016. Johansson bested her Captain America co-stars Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans, who finished tied for second with $1.15 billion. See the full Top 10 below.
1. Scarlett Johansson $1.2 billion
2. Robert Downey Jr. $1.15 billion
2. Chris Evans $1.15 billion (tie)
4. Margot Robbie $1.1 billion
5. Amy Adams $1.04 billion
6. Ben Affleck $1.02 billion
7. Henry Cavill $870 million
8. Ryan Reynolds $820 million
9. Felicity Jones $805 million
10. Will Smith $775 million