Michelle Williams, who stars with Mark Wahlberg within the Golden Globe–nominated All of the Cash within the World, was reportedly paid an eighth of Wahlberg’s wage for her position within the movie. In keeping with the Hollywood Reporter, Williams earned $625,000 for engaged on All of the Cash within the World, whereas her costar, who had the identical quantity of display screen time, collected $5 million.
Discussions first arose about Williams’ and Wahlberg’s salaries for his or her work on All of the Cash within the World after USA At this time reported that Williams had been paid an $80 per diem for reshoots on the movie, which amounted to about $1,000, and Mark Wahlberg had been paid $1.5 million. The movie initially featured Kevin Spacey, however after sexual assault allegations mounted towards the actor in October, manufacturing determined to reshoot Spacey’s scenes, changing him with Christopher Plummer.
In response to the general public outcry concerning the actors’ pay discrepancy, Wahlberg launched an announcement promising to donate his $1.5 million to the Time’s Up group. “Over the previous few days my reshoot payment for All of the Cash within the World has develop into an vital subject of dialog,” he wrote. “I 100% help the battle for honest pay and I’m donating the $1.5M to the Time’s Up Authorized Protection Fund in Michelle Williams’ identify.”
Williams additionally launched an announcement, saying, “At this time isn’t about me. My fellow actresses stood by me and stood up for me, my activist associates taught me to make use of my voice, and essentially the most highly effective males in cost, they listened and so they acted. If we really envision an equal world, it takes equal effort and sacrifice. At this time is likely one of the most indelible days of my life due to Mark Wahlberg, WME and a group of ladies and men who share on this accomplishment. Anthony Rapp, for all of the shoulders you stood on, now we stand on yours.”
Williams and Wahlberg are each represented by the William Morris Endeavor company. WME additionally pledged to donate $500,000 to the Time’s Up Authorized Protection Fund.
In 2017, Forbes reported that Mark Wahlberg was the best paid actor on the planet, with a grand complete of $68 million in earnings earlier than taxes. Final yr he appeared in All of the Cash within the World, Transformers: The Final Knight, and Daddy’s Residence 2.
BuzzFeed Information has reached out to representatives for Williams, Wahlberg, All of the Cash within the World director Ridley Scott, and the William Morris Endeavor company for additional remark and affirmation.