Entertainment Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer unless he was paid

04:10  13 january  2018
04:10  13 january  2018 Source:   USA TODAY

Mark Walhberg knew he was paid 1,000 times more than Michelle Williams for 'All the Money' reshoots, report says

  Mark Walhberg knew he was paid 1,000 times more than Michelle Williams for 'All the Money' reshoots, report says Mark Wahlberg didn't get all the money in the world, but he got a lot. And his co-star Michelle Williams got a lot less. Wahlberg received $1.5 million for reshooting his scenes in “All the Money in the World,” the film about the Getty kidnapping case, while Williams received less than $1,000, a report said Tuesday.Three people not authorized to speak publicly about the matter told USA Today that Williams was being paid an $80 per diem, which amounted to less than 1 percent of her male co-star's pay.

Mark Wahlberg Refused to Approve Christopher Plummer ’s Getty Casting Unless He Was Paid . When Scott asked his costars to return for reshoots over the Thanksgiving holiday last year, he told USA Today that besides Plummer , the rest of his cast did it for free.

Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer as a replacement for Kevin Spacey in 'All the Money' unless he was paid over .5M for the reshoot. read more. Mark Wahlberg ‘s people told producers that he doesn’t work for free, and thus got paid for All the Money in the World reshoots

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Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer as a replacement for Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World unless he was paid over a million dollars for the reshoot, USA TODAY has learned.

Why Mark Wahlberg Got ‘All the Money in the World’ for Reshoots and Michelle Williams Didn’t

  Why Mark Wahlberg Got ‘All the Money in the World’ for Reshoots and Michelle Williams Didn’t It may look like obvious sexism, but it's complicated.Mark Wahlberg received $1.5 million to take part in reshoots for "All the Money in the World," while Michelle Williams got next to nothing. And while that strikes many as a clear-case of sexism, it just comes down to their contracts, TheWrap has learned.

A new development in the saga concerning the massive pay disparity between Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams for the re -shooting of All The Money In The World suggests that Wahlberg refused to approve the casting of Christopher Plummer until he

Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer as a replacement for Kevin Spacey in 'All the Money in the World' unless he was paid more than a million dollars for the reshoot, USA TODAY has learned. USA TODAY.

Wahlberg had co-star approval in his contract, two people familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly about it tell USA TODAY.

"What he said was, 'I will not approve Christopher Plummer unless you pay me.' And that's how he (expletive) them," says one person.

a man holding a dog: Christopher Plummer stars as the ultra-rich J. Paul Getty in 'All the Money in the World.' © Giles Keyte Christopher Plummer stars as the ultra-rich J. Paul Getty in 'All the Money in the World.'

Another Hollywood insider says Wahlberg's lawyer formally vetoed the Oscar winner in a letter to financiers until his demand for additional payment was met.

A lawyer and a rep for Wahlberg did not immediately respond to a request for comment. His talent agency, William Morris Endeavor, which took part in negotiating the contract, had no comment. USA TODAY also reached out to reps for Plummer and co-star Michelle Williams.

Ridley Scott reportedly furious over Mark Wahlberg/Michelle Williams pay discrepancy

  Ridley Scott reportedly furious over Mark Wahlberg/Michelle Williams pay discrepancy Ridley Scott was told that all the actors were doing reshoots for free.Director Ridley Scott reportedly didn't know that Mark Wahlberg was pocketing millions of dollars for the "All The Money in the World" reshoots. He feels angry and "hung out to dry" about being in the dark, especially considering the pay discrepancy between the film's two stars.

EXCLUSIVE: The pay gap scandal gets uglier: Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer as his co-star until he got .5Mhttps Exclusive: Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer unless he was paid .

Mark Wahlberg refused to approve the casting of Christopher Plummer as a replacement for Kevin Spacey in All the Money in the World until he was paid over US million, according to USA Today. “What he said was , ‘I will not approve Christopher Plummer unless you pay me.’

The news comes as the pay gap between Wahlberg and Williams spirals into a war of words over what was or was not in their contracts. 

a group of people in front of a crowd: Fletcher Chace (Mark Wahlberg) helps Gail Harris (Michelle Williams) deal with the high-profile kidnapping of her son in 'All the Money in the World.' © Claudio Iannone Fletcher Chace (Mark Wahlberg) helps Gail Harris (Michelle Williams) deal with the high-profile kidnapping of her son in 'All the Money in the World.'

The Wrap reported Thursday that Wahlberg, who was paid $1.5 million for his "more extensive" All the Money in the World reshoots over the Thanksgiving holiday, did not have reshoots included in his contract and was therefore able to negotiate more pay for his extra time.

The Wrap said Williams' contract included reshoots, contributing to why she was paid just an $80 per diem for her time. That works out to Williams being paid less than one-tenth of 1% of her male co-star.

Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams, Ridley Scott posing for a photo: Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams and Ridley Scott at the December premiere of 'All the Money in the World.' © Kevin Winter/Getty Images Mark Wahlberg, Michelle Williams and Ridley Scott at the December premiere of 'All the Money in the World.' But a person familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly about it tells USA TODAY that is incorrect. Both actors had reshoots in their contracts and both actors were in Europe filming for approximately the same number of days.

Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer unless he was paid

  Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer unless he was paid Mark Wahlberg refused to approve Christopher Plummer unless he was paidWahlberg had co-star approval in his contract, two people familiar with the situation but not authorized to speak publicly about it tell USA TODAY.

She should not have agreed to reshoot until she was paid equitably. Mark Wahlberg is a massively bankable star and Michelle Williams is still best-known as the late Heath Ledger’s ex. The fact that a punk like Wahlberg gets to " approve " of a legendary actor like Christopher Plummer is a disgrace.

Mark Wahlberg reportedly refused to approve Christopher Plummer without hefty payday. “What he said was , ‘I will not approve Christopher Plummer unless you pay me,” one of the sources said. “And that’s how he [expletive] them.”

Ridley Scott’s Getty kidnapping drama was hastily reshot the week of Thanksgiving after a cascade of sexual misconduct allegations were made public against Spacey, who had starred in the drama as billionaire J. Paul Getty.

Wahlberg and Williams are both represented by WME. Actors pay a team of agents, managers and lawyers an average of 10% of their salaries to advocate for them. Talent agencies commonly argue its their fiduciary duty to get the best monetary outcomes for their clients.

In August, Forbes named Wahlberg the highest-paid actor of the year, calculating his pretax and prefee earnings at $68 million.

Williams previously told USA TODAY that when Scott's team called to request her time for the reshoot, "I said I'd be wherever they needed me, whenever they needed me. And they could have my salary, they could have my holiday, whatever they wanted. Because I appreciated so much that they were making this massive effort."

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