Los Angeles, Nov 4 (IANS) Drew Barrymore has been named the most overpaid actor in Hollywood by Forbes magazine.
Barrymore tops Forbes 2011 list of Hollywood’s Most Overpaid Actors list with a return average of 40 percent for every dollar movie studios spend on her.
The 36-year-old’s films have failed to rake in moolah at the box office in the past five years. “Everybody’s Fine” earned only $16 million globally and “Lucky You” brought in only $8 million.
The second position went to Eddie Murphy. He returns $2.70 for every dollar spent on him. Will Farrell is at the third position with a return average of $3.50, reports aceshowbiz.com
Reese Witherspoon and Denzel Washington wrapped up the top five with return averages of $3.55 and $4.25 repectively.