Michelle Williams Is The Latest Victim of Hollywood's Wage Gap

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Recalling the moment she heard that Spacey's scenes would be reshot with veteran actor Christopher Plummer in the role, the film's star Michelle Williams told USA Today, "I said I'd be wherever they needed me, whenever they needed me".

Wahlberg is represented by manager Stephen Levinson and agency WME, who, according to the Washington Post, who first reported Wahlberg's fee, "have a reputation in Hollywood for driving a tough bargain". In an interview with USA Today, Scott said, "The whole reshoot was - in normal terms was expensive but not as expensive as you think".

The film had originally starred Kevin Spacey, however after a series of allegations emerged claiming that the star had sexually harassed a number of young males, Ridley made the immediate decision to re-cast Christopher Plummer in the leading role.

Scott managed to assemble his cast and crew on short notice during the Christmas period, successfully reshooting and re-editing the film in time to meet its original release date. In 2017, Wahlberg beat out Dwayne Johnson to become Hollywood's highest-paid actor, with income of $68 million, according to Forbes magazine. Both Wahlberg and Williams are represented by the William Morris Endeavor Agency, who are yet to comment on the story.

"Please go see Michelle's performance in 'All the Money in the World.' She's a brilliant Oscar-nominated Golden Globe-winning actress", raged an indignant Jessica Chastain on Twitter.

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Williams had told USA TODAY earlier, "I said I'd be wherever they needed me, whenever they needed me". More accurately, the report states that she was paid $80 a day, which brings her grand total to $800 for the entirety of the reshoots. Wahlberg reportedly earned $1.5 million for the same work.

The salary disparities were reported on by USA Today on Monday and the details were confirmed by three people briefed on the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss private contracts.

"I really hope that with everything coming to light, she was paid fairly", Chastain tweeted of Williams.

Other actors and filmmakers have come forward with their own allegations, and London's Metropolitan Police are investigating at least one alleged incident following a complaint.

Michelle Williams is part of the Time's Up initiative launched by Hollywood women to combat widespread sexual harassment across the US. "Because I appreciated so much that they were making this massive effort". And they could have my salary, they could have my holiday, whatever they wanted.

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