Apparently, he took his role as legendary country crooner Johnny Cash in Walk the Line pretty seriously. The 34-year-old actor has announced that he is officially giving up movies to become a musician. Let's just hope he doesn't follow the pattern of other actors who have attempted the same...Jared Leto, are you listening? To see our posting on Joaquin Phoenix, click here.
–noun patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics. In the entertainment industry, this is known as Hollywood NepotismTM. Talent not required.