AFTRA Looking Into 'All The Money In The World' Pay Disparity Claims

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Mark Wahlberg reportedly made 1500 times as much as Michelle Williams for reshoots on "All the Money in the World".

The new footage was necessary after Christopher Plummer was brought in to the Ridley Scott-directed movie to replace Kevin Spacey, who was sacked amid allegations of past sexual misconduct.

But Williams, according to USA Today, earned a daily allowance of US$80 (S$106) for her work - amounting to under US$1,000 in total and less than 0.07 per cent of the US$1.5 million that Wahlberg earned.

Charlie Plummer in a still from the movie All the Money in the World. "She deserves more than 1% of her male costar' s salary", tweetedactress Jessica Chastain. When it was quickly decided that Imperative Entertainment was going to finance reshoots (Sony did not finance) after Plummer replaced Spacey, Wahlberg was already working on his next project Mile 22.

"I thought I would have to raise my daughter to learn how to protect herself in a risky world and I think because of the work Tarana has done and the work I am learning how to do, we actually have the opportunity to hand our children a different world", Williams told Ryan Seacrest during a red carpet interview.

"They could have my salary, they could have my holiday, whatever they wanted", she said of what she was willing to do for the reshoots.

In August, Forbes magazine named Wahlberg the world's highest paid actor in 2017, earning an estimated US$68 million.

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

"We can not let one person's behavior affect the good work of all of these other people", Scott said at the time.

The founder of Women and Hollywood Melissa Siverstein tweeted; "On the day after display of female power at the #goldenglobes, I learned that there was an egregious pay gap between Michelle Williams and Mark Wahlberg for the All The Money In The World reshoot". 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. If anything, it fuels it, she said.

Representatives for Wahlberg, Williams, WME, Sony, Imperative Entertainment, and Scott did not respond to USA Today's requests for comment.

Sources familiar with the contracts tell TMZ, Michelle's contract required her to do reshoots as part of her overall salary, whereas Mark's deal did not include reshoots.

A number of Hollywood actors have spoken out against the reported "All The Money In The World" pay gap on Twitter.

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