New reports allege that Mark Wahlberg earned significantly more than his All The Money In The World costar Michelle Williams, prompting widespread anger and criticism. Following Kevin Spacey’s sexual misconduct accusations, the star was cut from the Ridley Scott film a mere six weeks before it was set to debut. Producers eventually cast actor Christopher Plummer last minute, leading to the film experiencing reshoots in order to properly replace Spacey’s scenes with Plummer’s.
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Reports surround the pay gap between Wahlberg and Williams have been circling since November The Washington Post; however, USA Today has brought these allegations to worldwide attention yesterday morning when the newspaper reported that Wahlberg was paid a staggering $1.5 million for his part in reshoots, while Williams was allotted a salary under $1,000.
Celebrities have been weighing in on the drama Twitter, as they clearly denounce the massive wage gap between the two stars:
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For her role, Michelle Williams was nominated for a Golden Globe award, and her name also appears first on posters and promotional images for the film.