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Will Smith and his wife “Iron Man” Robert Downey Jr or director Christopher Nolan and his wife, producer Emma Thomas have created the billion-dollar “empires” of the world screen.
Robert Downey Jr and Susan Downey
“Iron Man” Robert Downey Jr is now one of the most expensive actors in the world with a remuneration of up to 75 million USD for each film he participates in. However, the actor “Avengers” has gone through the darkest years in his life when he was addicted, his career slumped and countless scandals. But the love affair with producer Susan Levin who was 8 years younger than him “saved” the life of Robert Downey Jr. They first met in 2003, on the set of horror film “Gothika” – Robert’s first major work since his release in 2000 due to drug use.
After the film, Robert proposed to Susan but she refused to accept and asked him to quit if he wanted to continue dating. In front of his girlfriend, the actor threw the drug package to bring him into the sea and made a vow not to touch him again. In 2005, Susan married Robert and changed her surname to Downey. Since returning to the same house, both career and family flourished. To date, both have a son and a daughter.
The cult projects that Susan Downey produced with Robert Downey Jr starring include “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” (2005), “Due Date” (2010), “The Judge” (2014), “Dolittle” (2020), blockbuster Marvel “Iron Man 2” and especially two episodes “Sherlock Holmes”. Not only a powerful couple in the movie industry, Robert and Susan also founded the Footprint Coalition organization with the hope of applying artificial intelligence technology to improve the environment on Earth.
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt
He is an American actor and she is an English star. Both dated in late 2008, when she had just broken up with singer Michael Buble. When he first met at a restaurant in Los Angeles (USA), John Krasinski later said he had a crush on Emily Blunt from that moment. Less than a year after dating, both got engaged and in the summer of 2010, the star-amate couple officially went to the same house in a secret wedding held in Italy.
Before and after they got married, both John Krasinski and Emily Blunt were on separate projects, never starring together in a movie. In 2018, two years after giving birth to a second daughter, the famous couple collaborated on the horror movie “A Quiet Place”, with a limited budget of only 21 million USD. This is a special work of John Krasinski when he was both the director, screenwriter and male lead.
“A Quiet Place” unexpectedly reached a revenue of up to 340.9 million USD and is considered one of the best horror movies of 2018. The combination between this couple has created an incredible success, dragging according to part 2 of “A Quiet Place”.
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith
Not only the world’s most powerful entertainment industry, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith also have a thrilling marriage with many unexpected situations, falling for more than 20 years. The two met in the early 90s, when Jada auditioned for the role of Will’s girlfriend in the sitcom “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” but failed to get the role because he was criticized “short”. Will later was impressed with Jada watching one of her TV series but at the time he was married to his first wife, Sheree Zampino and had a son.
Will and Jada kept friends for many years until the amateurs divorced, both realizing that they must belong together. Living together for more than 20 years, Will and Jada form a powerful couple but also many times in trouble, even during the marriage on the edge, Jada had an affair. But after all, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith still overcame all difficulties to preserve their marriage, often appearing with happy images. Until now, Will Smith is an actor, singer, producer with remuneration up to 100 million USD for a role. Meanwhile, Jada also showed the same talent as her husband as an actor, writer and producer. The two are also co-operating film production company Overbrook Entertainment.
“Life in a Year” is the latest film project that both Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith co-named “director of production”.
Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder
As a famous director of the DC family, Zack Snyder experienced a failed marriage and complicated relationships before finding a solid “stop” in producer Deborah Snyder. The two first met in 1996, but it took six years before they started dating and got married in Manhattan, New York in 2004.
Zack Snyder has up to 8 children, including two biological children and two adopted children with his first wife, two children with ex-girlfriend Kirsten Elin. When he got married and worked together on DC’s blockbuster “Man of Steel” in 2013, Zack Snyder and Deborah Snyder adopted two more children.
Deborah is the man behind all of Zack Snyder’s work. Since their marriage, the two have formed a production company for the film The Stone Quarry and have resonated with films such as “300”, “Watchmen”, “Man of Steel”. Their latest project is the zombie-themed movie “Army of the Dead” scheduled to be released on Netflix in the near future.
Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas
Talking about the duo of Hollywood’s most powerful film director and producer today, Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas will be the first two names that many people remember. Christopher Nolan is considered a prominent director of the 21st century with any new movie coming out that receives the attention of millions of film fans around the world. But behind that success, a significant contributor to the “Nolan empire” is producer Emma Thomas.
Christopher first met Emma at the University of London when he was 19 years old. The two dated from college and married at a very young age (27 and 26 boys). Emma Thomas produces almost all of her husband’s films. After the low-budget “Memento” in 2000 made a name for Christopher Nolan, the two formed their own studio called Syncopy Inc. The first movie of this family company is “Batman Begins” – the first episode in the blockbuster trilogy “The Dark Knight” has entered the history of world cinema.
After more than 20 years living together, Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas have four children. Syncopy Inc’s films such as the trilogy “The Dark Knight”, “Inception”, “Interstellar” or “Dunkirk” brought in a total revenue of more than $ 5.2 billion. In 2015, Time magazine put Christopher Nolan on the list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
“Tenet” is the 11th film by Christopher Nolan and Emma Thomas, with the concept of performing male director rekindled from 20 years ago. All information about the content of this work is very carefully kept, making Nolan fans even more curious and eager.
In particular, a week before “Tenet” officially opens in Vietnam, followers of the 7th art will once again enjoy the legendary “Inception” – one of the great cinematic super productions. the decade was written and directed by Christopher Nolan and produced by Emma Thomas – on the big screen. Attached is the greeting of this couple to the audience and 10 minutes behind the scenes of blockbuster “Tenet” is about to debut.
INCEPTION – Re-export on Vietnamese widescreen with 2D and IMAX 2D formats 21.08.2020
TENET was filmed in 70mm and IMAX formats – premiered in Vietnam with 2D and IMAX 2D formats from 28.08.2020.