Hollywood was abuzz Wednesday with chatter a couple of report that mentioned actress Michelle Williams obtained lower than 1% of Mark Wahlberg’s paycheck for reshoots of their movie, “All of the Cash within the World.”
USA At this time reported Tuesday that Wahlberg was paid $1.5 million to reshoot his scenes, whereas Williams obtained a per diem of $80 per day, totaling lower than $1,000.
CNNMoney has reached out to for Wahlberg and Williams’ representatives for remark.
Actress Jessica Chastain tweeted her assist of Williams, asking followers to “Please go see Michelle’s efficiency in All The Cash in The World.”
“She’s a superb Oscar nominated Golden Globe successful actress,” Chastain tweeted on Tuesday. “She has been within the business for 20 yrs. She deserves greater than 1% of her male costar’s wage.”
Different actresses together with Mia Farrow, Amber Tamblyn and Sophia Bush additionally spoke out on social media in opposition to the reported pay disparity.
Williams and Wahlberg are represented by the identical expertise company, William Morris Endeavor, a element that Bush was fast to level on in her tweet.
“Exposing the gross disparity in pay & arduous proof of the gender hole— negotiated by the SAME brokers no much less! — is not a witch hunt,” Bush tweeted. “It is a demand for honest practices.”
“All of the Cash within the World” was produced by Crucial Leisure and distributed by Sony’s TriStar Footage. A supply near manufacturing says Sony was not concerned in expertise pay negotiations. CNNMoney has reached out to Crucial Leisure for remark.
Wahlberg is thought in Hollywood as a shrewd negotiator.
The Washington Publish reported in November the pay disparity for the reshoot and famous that “Wahlberg, together with supervisor Stephen Levinson and company WME, have a popularity in Hollywood for driving a troublesome discount.” The Publish, citing sources near the negotiations, reported then that Wahlberg was paid a minimum of $2 million for roughly 10 days of labor.
Wahlberg was named Hollywood’s highest paid actor by Forbes final 12 months, raking in an estimated $68 million within the publication’s 12-month scoring interval.
Director Ridley Scott determined to reshoot scenes from “All of the Cash within the World” that included Kevin Spacey after the Oscar-winning actor was accused of sexual harassment and assault.
The scandal began with Anthony Rapp, who informed BuzzFeed that Spacey made a sexual advance towards the then 14-year-old Rapp. He has additionally been accused of serial harassment all through his profession.
Spacey issued a press release saying he didn’t bear in mind the alleged incident, however apologized for what he mentioned would have been “inappropriate drunken habits.”
Actor Christopher Plummer changed Spacey within the function of billionaire Jean Paul Getty within the movie based mostly on the real-life kidnapping of Getty’s grandson John Paul Getty III.
Williams informed USA At this time in December that she was keen to do what wanted to be carried out for the reshoot. Scott informed the newspaper then, “Everybody did it for nothing.” CNNMoney has reached out to Scott for remark.
“I mentioned I would be wherever they wanted me, each time they wanted me,” she mentioned. “They usually may have my wage, they may have my vacation, no matter they wished. As a result of I appreciated a lot that they have been making this large effort.”