Actor Gal gadot has been given an outstanding elevate for her second spherical as Wonder Woman. The Israeli actor, who made a paltry $ 300000 (Rs 2.2 crore) for the first Wonder Woman film, will make a reported $ 10 million (Rs 73 crore) for the sequel, Wonder Woman 1984.
The revelation was made in a latest Vanity Fair profile on the actor. Her new paycheque is 33 times greater than what she made for the first movie. Gal was amongst the highest-paid feminine actors in the world final 12 months, in response to Forbes’ recent list, making $ 34 million.
“The success of the first ‘Wonder Woman’ film – for which Gadot was paid only $ 300,000, a figure that caused outrage in some circles as it paled in comparison to what many male action stars take home – helped catapult her onto the list of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood, ”Nancy Jo Sales wrote in her profile. “For ‘Wonder Woman 1984,’ she was earned $ 10 million.”
There was, nonetheless, a caveat. “That remains to be lower than half of what some main male motion stars get, yet one more signal that in Hollywood, as elsewhere, the gender pay hole nonetheless has a protracted option to go to shut,” the profile added.
By comparability, Robert Downey Jr was paid simply $ 500000 for his starring function in the first Iron Man movie in 2008. He made spherical $ 2.5 million together with his lower of the income. Downey later made $ 50 million for the first Avengers movie, and round $ 80 million for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Chris Evans was paid $ 1 million for the first Captain America movie, however since Captain America: Civil War, has been making $ 15 million per movie. Chris Hemsworth was paid even much less for the first Thor movie – $ 150000 – however made $ 15 million for Thor: Ragnarok.
Gal’s Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins mentioned that the actor bought in it for the cash or the fame. “Gal is somebody whose main focus is doing good along with her character, and that’s such a particular factor, to have a Wonder Woman like that in the function,” Jenkins said. “I’m not trying for glory or fame – assured at all times asking, ‘What can we do with this that will be good for the world?'”
The filmmaker lately wrote on Twitter that Warner Bros is dedicated to releasing the movie in theaters, and never on streaming, after pushing it again quite a few time because of the coronavirus pandemic. Wonder Woman 1984 is at the moment slated for a Christmas launch.
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