Mark Wahlberg reportedly paid way more than Michelle Williams for reshoot

Mark Wahlberg reportedly paid way more than Michelle Williams for reshoot

On Tuesday, USA Today reported some exact figures: Williams earned US$80 (S$107) per diem, adding up to less than US$1,000 and less than 1 per cent of the US$1.5 million Wahlberg earned. She ultimately worked over Thanksgiving, racing to London on an overnight flight after arranging for her 12-year-old daughter, Matilda, to spend the holiday without her.

Other actresses including Mia Farrow, Amber Tamblyn and Sophia Bush also spoke out on social media against the reported pay disparity. Meanwhile, Willam Morris Endeavor, which represents both Williams and Wahlberg, gave "no comment" on the matter.

Williams had told USA Today earlier: "I said I'd be wherever they needed me, whenever they needed me".

Citing an unnamed source, who was apparently familiar with the pay negotiations, the Washington Post revealed in November that Wahlberg was paid $2million for the shoot.

Michelle Williams is being paid less because she isn't as big a box-office draw. Jessica Chastain, now starring in the Golden Globe-nominated "Molly's Game", called Williams a "brilliant" actress who "deserves more".

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However, Scott previously insisted all the cast had agreed to reshoot their scenes for free but did confirm Christopher and the crew were paid for their parts in reshooting the movie.

The film made the headlines previous year when Scott chose to reshoot Kevin Spacey's scenes following allegations of sexual harassment against the actor. Williams can, and has, unequivocally outacted Wahlberg in the majority of her roles versus his, if not in all of them.

So, the director made the laudable and historic decision to purge the disgraced Spacey from the movie and quickly reshoot all his scenes with Christopher Plummer, so that the revised film would be ready for its December 25 release date. "She deserves more than 1% of her male costar' s salary", tweetedactress Jessica Chastain. Actors pay a team of agents, managers and lawyers an average of 10% of their salaries to advocate for them. The problem is that she, her representatives and the producers of "All The Money In The World" all accepted that pulling off that ambitious goal required her to forfeit a salary.

What's alarming and preposterous about this revelation is that Williams is a markedly more gifted and critically recognized film presence than Wahlberg, who hasn't even given a noteworthy acting performance in his career. So it's easy to see how those involved in "All The Money In The World" seemed caught between two competing imperatives. Williams, who has been heralded as a blinding talent for her portrayals in films such as Blue Valentine, My Week With Marilyn and Manchester By The Sea.

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