Tobey Maguire Keeps His Priorities Straight

The Spiderman franchise has been lucrative for actor Tobey Maguire, but he almost gave it up over a single contractual disagreement – over daughter Ruby Sweetheart, 22 months. The Times Online reports that Maguire was willing film Spiderman 4 and 5 back-to-back over a 6-month period next year – but only if Sony agreed to early mornings and evenings off so he could play with his “favourite blonde”.
However, Sony, who owns the rights to the Spiderman franchise, is supposedly wary of allowing “family time” for fear it would set a precedent, and Maguire was almost replaced. Finally, the company chairman, a mommy herself, Amy Pascal, stepped in saying that “six months without family time would not be fair on any parent.”
“Tobey admits he is obsessive-compulsive about everything he does, and raising Ruby is no different,” a friend said last week. “There’s no way Tobey would allow work, no matter how well paid, to get between him and Ruby, and Sony realised that. Source: TimesOnline

Tobey and Leonardo Team Up for PSA

LOS ANGELES, California – Leonardo DiCaprio is bringing together some of his A-List Hollywood friends to produce a Public Service Announcement urging people to register and to vote in November’s upcoming election. A number of celebrities including, Jennifer Aniston, Tobey Maguire, Kate Bosworth and veteran TV Producer Norman Lear, gathered at Leo’s Hollywood Hills home on Sunday to record the PSA. Representatives for DiCaprio say the video will be posted on the internet. Source: