Seth Rogen: The New James Brown

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Forget the Godfather of Soul! According to Forbes, the hardest working man in show business is -- drumroll please -- Seth Rogen! Huh? The financial magazine has come up with a list of the ten most industrious actors in Hollywood and Rogen tops the list by virtue of the fact that he appeared in 12 films released between January 2005 and December 2009 which grossed $20 million or more. There's a rub, of course: Forbes counts his voice work in Shrek the Third, Horton Hears a Who! and Kung-Fu Panda among the 12 -- and $20 million is a low bar -- but it's still rather impressive. Plus, here's guessing Sony feels a lot better about The Green Hornet after reading this. The top-ten after the jump.

1. Seth Rogen

12 films, $892 million total (Biggest hit: Shrek the Third)

2. Morgan Freeman

9 films, $1,168 billion total (Biggest hit: The Dark Knight)

3. Matt Damon

8 films, $696 million total (Biggest hit: The Bourne Ultimatum)

4. Will Ferrell

8 films, $607 million total (Biggest hit: Talladega Nights)

5. Robert Downey Jr.

7 films, $788 million total (Biggest hit: Iron Man)

6. Samuel L. Jackson

7 films, $700 million total (Biggest hit: Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith)

7. Sandra Bullock

5 films, $655 million total (Biggest hit: The Blind Side)

8. Meryl Streep

7 films, $547 million total (Biggest hit: Mamma Mia!)

9. Shia LaBeouf

6 films, $1.3 billion total (Biggest hit: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen)

10. Christian Bale

6 films, $1 billion total (Biggest hit: The Dark Knight)

· Hollywood's Hardest-Working Actors [Forbes]



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