Daniel Craig shall be paid a whopping sum of $100 million (roughly Rs 744 crores) for the upcoming Knives Out sequels, as per a report in Selection that particulars the salaries for main actors of their upcoming tasks. Netflix had spent $469 million to buy the fitting to 2 sequels to Rian Johnson’s acclaimed murder-mystery film. That is over and above what Craig is being paid for James Bond movie, and if studies are to be believed, he obtained a wage bump for that.
The report says that streaming providers have exponentially added to huge stars’ remuneration. Netflix and Amazon are in a position to pay greater than huge conventional studios like Disney and Warner Bros. Aside from Craig, Dwayne Johnson shall be paid $50 million (app Rs 372 cr) by Amazon after the corporate acquired his manufacturing Purple One.
In the meantime, the report says that Leonardo DiCaprio will get $30 million and Jennifer Lawrence shall be paid $25 million for Netflix catastrophe comedy Don’t Look Up; Julia Roberts will get $25 million for Go away the World Behind at Netflix whereas Ryan Gosling earned about $20 million for the Netflix spy thriller The Grey Man.
After WarnerMedia introduced that its each 2021 movie shall be concurrently launched in theatres and on HBO Max, its streaming service, it needed to compensate filmmakers and actors for what shall be decrease field workplace collections (in comparison with solely theatrical releases).
As an example, Will Smith and Denzel Washington have been paid $40 million for King Richard and The Little Issues after the hybrid launch determination. This sum is along with field workplace bonuses if the movies earn revenue.
Selection says that $20 million greenback wage has lengthy been an trade customary since Jim Carrey pocketed that quantity for 1996 black comedy The Cable Man. Chris Hemsworth shall be paid upfront the identical sum for the fourth Thor film, Thor: Love and Thunder, as will Sandra Bullock for The Misplaced Metropolis of D.
Nonetheless, Robert Pattinson shall be paid solely $3 million upfront for Matt Reeves’ upcoming DC film The Batman. This shall be elevated exponentially if the movie is profitable and sequels are greenlit.