Tom Hanks is anything but a castaway on the Hollywood Stock Exchange – he’s the most valuable star on its virtual trading floor. While Hanks’ Oscar buzz ups his value, other leading men – including Tom Cruise and Harrison Ford – seem to be trading on their laurels: One hit a year (M:I-2, What Lies Beneath) appears to go a long way.
HSX MARKET WATCH
1 TOM HANKS $7,017 2 WILL SMITH $5,647 4 GEORGE LUCAS $4,853 3 TOM CRUISE $5,193 5 HARRISON FORD $4,402
SOURCE: HOLLYWOOD STOCK EXCHANGE (HSX.COM); PRICE PER SHARE AS OF DEC. 17, 2000