Mark Wahlberg donates US$1.5 million reshoot fee to Time's Up fund

Posted January 14, 2018

This news arrived after it was widely reported that the two actors had done the reshoots for free.

Perhaps we should have all been more skeptical that Wahlberg's name was not mentioned among the kind folks who donated their time for the greater good. The enormous pay gap was particularly infuriating in the wake of the #TimesUp movement's public coming-out at Sunday's Golden Globes. I wonder if the studio or Wahlberg will do something to make the situation less insane", while actress Sophia Bush tweeted, "Exposing the gross disparity in pay & hard evidence of the gender gap - negotiated by the SAME agents no less! - isn't a witch hunt.

Williams answered the call and agreed to be compensated at the minimum SAG-AFTRA rate of $80 per day, earning her a total of $800 for the 10-day reshoot.

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The film's director Ridley Scott claimed to that none of the actors got paid for the reshoots, with Williams even giving up Thanksgiving with her family to reshoot the scenes. And Michelle Williams took the lowest wage possible, taking in $800 for her time returning to set.

They spoke of how Wahlberg had co-star approval in his contract with one source saying: "What he said was, 'I will not approve Christopher Plummer unless you pay me.' And that's how he (expletive) them." .

In addition to Mark Wahlberg's $1.5 million donation, his talent agency WME will also be donated $500,000 to the fund in Michelle's name.

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"Over the last few days my reshoot fee for All The Money In The World has become an important topic of conversation", the 46-year-old wrote in a statement posted to Mark's official Instagram page.

William Morris Endeavor, the agency that reps Wahlberg, Williams, and Scott, announced in a statement of its own that it would be donating an additional $500,000 to Time's Up.

In light of award show season, it was recently reported that actor Mark Wahlberg received $1.5 million to reshoot his scenes in All The Money In The World while his costar Michelle Williams only recieved $1,000.

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