It’s good to be Donald Glover. Coming off multiple awards for his show Atlanta, he’s about to play Lando in the Han Solo movie and now he’s joining another major Disney production. Jon Favreau just cast him as Simba in the live-action version of The Lion King.
If you can believe it, James Earl Jones was paid just $7,000 for doing the voice of Darth Vader in the first Star Wars film. That's about $26,000 adjusted for inflation, but still not anywhere near a huge payday for a major motion picture.
If you've been browsing the cable airwaves, you might have noticed the 1993 film The Meteor Man has been playing on Showtime, usually as late-night filler material. Although it's 15 years old, it didn't even stand up for 15 minutes at the box office, grossing only $8 million dollars despite a wealth of talented…