Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio starred in Don’t Look Up, a combination of a disaster movie and comedy. The production, which will premiere on Netflix on December 24, is loud not only because of the galaxy of stars appearing in it, but also because of unequal wages of the actors.
Jennifer Lawrence and Leondardo DiCaprio starred in “Don’t Look Up” director Adam McKay (“Vice”, “Succession”, “Big Short”). She plays an astronomer and PhD student who discovered that a comet that was threatening her was approaching the Earth, he – her professor. Together, they decide to warn humanity of the impending danger.
According to the magazine “Vanity Fair”, Adam McKay made a film with Lawrence in mind, she even got the first draft of the script. And while both Lawrence and DiCaprio were to receive the highest salaries, he made $ 30 million and she made $ 25 million.
The actress commented on the matter in the magazine “Vanity Fair”. – Thanks to Leo, the movie will make more money. I am extremely happy with my contract She said, adding: – In other situations, however, I noticed, and I’m sure other women in the industry, too, that the question of equal pay is very uncomfortable. If you criticize something that seems unfair, you hear that it is not about gender unequal treatment at all, but that they are not really telling you what it is about.
In addition to Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio, “Don’t Look Up” featured a galaxy of Hollywood stars, including: Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, Timothée Chalamet, Ariana Grande and rapper Kid Cudi.