Mark Wahlberg held up Christopher Plummer's casting on 'Money'

Mark Wahlberg held up Christopher Plummer's casting on 'Money'

Mark Wahlberg held up Christopher Plummer's casting on 'Money'

As per reports, for the 9-day shoot, the actor was paid Rs 9.5 crore ($1.5 million).

Kevin Spacey was replaced by Christopher Plummer only one month before the film was set to hit theatres past year, after sexual harassment allegations emerged.

In previous interviews, Williams indicated she was willing to earn just the per diem or waive her salary to save the film.

This would contradict director Ridley Scott's remarks to USA Today in December that "everyone did it for nothing".

Michelle Williams' 12-year-old daughter encouraged her mum to ditch the family's Thanksgiving plans to reshoot scenes for All the Money in the World following Kevin Spacey's sex scandal. Scott previously told USA Today that he "refused to get paid" for the reshoots, adding that the actors "did it for nothing". Ironically, both Michelle and Mark are represented by officials from the same talent agency, William Morris Endeavor. Publicists for Williams, Wahlberg and Scott either declined to comment or did not respond to queries. "She deserves more than one per cent of her male co-star's salary". Once Wahlberg committed and everyone else followed, his reps reportedly pointed out that he wasn't required to do reshoots and demanded more money. However, the reports suggested that the reshoots cost over $10 million to the makers.




Director Ridley Scott made a decision to cut Spacey from the completed Getty family kidnapping drama after he was accused of sexual misconduct and inappropriate behaviour, and he called on Christopher Plummer to step in and play billionaire J. Paul Getty.

Ironically, Mark Wahlberg's co-star, Michelle Williams, was paid according to the Screen Actors Guild guidelines, with a minimum of $80 per day.

Our sources say the agents advocate for their individual clients and have a duty of confidentiality not to disclose to one actor what another is getting paid.

"They could have my salary, they could have my holiday, whatever they wanted", she said of the production team at the time. Many wore pins that read Time's Up, the name of a new coalition in Hollywood that aims to end the prevalence of sexual harassment that led to the #MeToo movement and to create gender equality. "And I'll give you my Thanksgiving break, if that would help.' And they, to their credit, they only took my Thanksgiving break", Williams said. So it's easy to see how those involved in "All The Money In The World" seemed caught between two competing imperatives. So when Scott called for 10 days of reshoots, Wahlberg had the opportunity to negotiate additional pay.

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