Blockbusters continued to dominate at the box office in 2018. Films such as “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” grossed hundreds of millions of dollars each.
To ensure the success of these big-budget movies, Hollywood must be prudent in casting actors. The inclusion of a movie star in a film is often all it takes to lure audiences to the theater, helping to minimize the risk that studios take with their investments.
Certain actors seem to have the special spark when it comes to raking in box office dough. Whether it be their good looks, comedic talent, or thespian charisma, these actors offer something that entices moviegoers to shell out for their latest films, over and over. These actors can be trusted to turn big-budget movies into even bigger returns at the box office.
24/7 Wall St. has identified the most bankable actors as of 2018. These are the performers who ensure the highest box office earnings when cast in a movie’s lead role.