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

Camille Rivera
January 12, 2018

Wahlberg was declared the highest-paid actor of 2017 by Forbes with an income of $68million before taxes.

Williams "has been in the industry for 20 (years)", actress Jessica Chastain tweeted.

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

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.

The pay gap, which was first reported by the Washington Post back in November, has got people all riled up, including producer Judd Apatow who said it was "so messed up that it is nearly hard to believe". Ironically, both Michelle and Mark are represented by officials from the same talent agency, William Morris Endeavor. "She deserves more than 1 per cent of her male co-star's salary".

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

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".

Director Ridley Scott had to do re-shoots for the movie the week of Thanksgiving after Kevin Spacey was replaced by Christopher Plummer in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations against Spacey.

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. "It's just been up and down, up and down, and has meant that I've worked every day for the last two months", she explained. And they could have my salary, they could have my holiday, whatever they wanted.

Michelle Williams was not betrayed by anyone when she agreed to do reshoots for free when her male counterpart raked in $1.5 claim sources familiar with the situation. "Because I appreciated so much that they were making this massive effort".

The disclosure of salary details came after Sunday's Golden Globes, which was a showcase for Time's Up, a new initiative to end sexual harassment and gender inequality.

Although several actors with small parts, including Timothy Hutton, had agreed to return for the reshoot for minimum pay, Wahlberg was not one of them, according to the sources. But as soon as they told me about the idea, I said, 'Take whatever you want.'. CNNMoney has reached out to Imperative Entertainment for comment. Her haul wouldn't even earn her a place on the men's top 10 list.

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