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Why are mediocre actors praised and force fed to the public while truly talented actors are criminally underrated?

Hollywood does this all the time.

by Anonymousreply 510/16/2020

The mediocre actors fucked the producers or the investors.

by Anonymousreply 110/16/2020

Or, the mediocre actors are married to women who fucked producers for them.

by Anonymousreply 210/16/2020

Looks, OP...that's why. David Tennant is a Scottish actor who can play a wide range of roles. He has a niche on the small screen. Gerard Butler, who is a mediocre talent, has bigger name recognition and a Hollywood career of sorts.

Looks matter more than talent at times.

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by Anonymousreply 310/16/2020

Talent rarely correlates with fame . Look at the popularity of the Kartrashians. Dan Brown novels sell like hotcakes despite being the literary equivalent of shit sandwiches. The entertainment industry is about making $$$, the casting couch, and nepotism, not artistic integrity. The 5% or so of the population that are genuine aesthetes are the only people who care about promoting real talent.

by Anonymousreply 410/16/2020

I reject your hypothesis

by Anonymousreply 510/16/2020
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