5 Other Top Actors Who Suddenly Disappeared From The Scene

Yesterday there was an article on FilmTotaal about five actors who are hardly seen in Hollywood anymore, even though they were huge stars in the early 2000s. If you missed this list, you can still see it here. Below is the second half.

Maria Bello
Bello got his big break with the musical ugly coyote. From then on she had the roles to take and knew how to cast her eyes high with The Cooler, a history of violence and even tried the blockbuster genre once with The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor.

As of 2010, however, less was done… Bello was offered few roles, opting instead for smaller roles in forgettable TV series. Fortunately, there were also some gems in between, such as prisoners. Bello also contributed to the script for the acclaimed the king woman. So we may see her less, but she doesn’t sit still.

Renee Zellweger
Zellweger broke through in the late 1990s with Jerry Maguire. From that moment on, almost everyone wanted to work with her. She stayed in the spotlight thanks to the Bridget Jonesmovies too chicago in cold mountain. She even won an Oscar for the latter.

However, around 2010, it became eerily quiet. Zellweger wasn’t even seen at all for six years. However, she made quite a comeback. She returned as Bridget Jones and even won her second Oscar in 2019 thanks to her starring role in judy. Now, however, she seems to have “disappeared” again.

Catherine Zeta-Jones
Not only one of the best actresses of the 2000s, but also one of the most beautiful women on the planet at the time. Jones broke through The mask of Zorro and it was requested by almost all the main directors; Steven Soderberg, Steven Spielberg, and the Coen brothers, just to name a few. In the late 2000s, he even won a Tony for his role in some late night music.

just like her chicagoBuddy Zellweger suddenly got Zeta-Jones less to do and she wasn’t seen for long either. However, recently she managed to have an important role again, specifically in the series Wednesday on Netflix.

Aaron Eckhart
Eckhart rose to fame when she faced off against Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich. She then she impressed again thanks for smoking and played Harvey Dent/Two-Face in the iconic film The dark knight. then played again rabbit hole with another famous actress, namely Nicole Kidman.

Unfortunately, Eckhart never really became a ‘leading man’ and had to settle mostly for supporting roles. Still he tried me, frankenstein, but this turned out to be a huge failure. Since then his career has gone downhill. The actor appears more and more in movies of series B, like the Has fallen-franchise.

Hilary Swank
Swank got off to a great start in the 2000s when he won an Oscar for boys don’t cry. He continued this series with million dollar Baby, because he was allowed to take home another of the coveted golden statuettes. Swank was indispensable in Hollywood.

However, this happened. Although she occasionally appeared in movies, none could be called a real hit. Her father was also quite ill for years and she decided to put her career on the back burner to help him. In 2022 she managed to get the lead role again in alaskan journalfor which she was even nominated for a Golden Globe.

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