Mark Wahlberg allegedly refused casting of Christopher Plummer in 'All The Money'

Mark Wahlberg allegedly refused casting of Christopher Plummer in 'All The Money'

Scott told USA Today in December that, while he paid the crew and Plummer for the reshoot, he, Williams and the other actors were willing to do their scenes for free.

Williams also agreed to work over Thanksgiving, racing to London on an overnight flight and arranging for her 12-year-old daughter to spend the holiday without her.

Whether Williams could have gotten the exact same paycheck as Wahlberg for the reshoots probably depends on how much additional work each of them had to do. But many have expressed outrage that the financier and/or studio didn't feel a moral responsibility to pay Williams a proportionate sum.

Ironically, William Morris Endeavor, an American talent agency, represents both actors but failed to advocate them equally.

The second reason Williams walked away with what amounted to almost $80 a day for reshoots is that, because Wahlberg's contract didn't necessitate reshoots, he was able to renegotiate his pay for them.

"What he said was, 'I will not approve Christopher Plummer unless you pay me", one of the sources said.

That's the claim from USA Today, who report that Williams was paid less than 1% of her male co-star's fee for the reshoots, and wasn't informed of the move. Jessica Chastain, now starring in the Golden Globe-nominated "Molly's Game", called Williams a "brilliant" actress who "deserves more".

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The kidnapping drama directed by Ridley Scott was hastily reshot in November after a series of sexual misconduct allegations were made public against Kevin Spacey, who previously starred in the drama as billionaire J. Paul Getty. Of the $10 million that Imperative Entertainment kicked in to finance the reshoots, 15 percent went to Wahlberg.

Kevin Spacey was replaced by Christopher Plummer only one month before the film was set to hit theatres previous year, after sexual harassment allegations emerged.

Wahlberg and Williams are both represented by WME. "She deserves more than 1% of her male co-star's salary", Ms Chastain tweeted.

The pair filmed with Spacey's replacement, Christopher Plummer, Thanksgiving week.

The revelations first reported in USA Today about the massive compensation gap between Williams and Wahlberg have set off another firestorm in the industry over gender inequality, especially after Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards. "Everyone did it for nothing", he said, adding, "I refused to get paid".

In previous interviews, Williams indicated she was willing to earn just the per diem or waive her salary to save the film. He asked his primary agent, Doug Lucterhand, to push for more money. Imperative Entertainment didn't have any more money.

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