Big guns ... Denzel Washington can command $20 million per film. Source: News Limited
WHO says Hollywood stars aren’t worth what they used to be?
At least six actors are demanding — and getting — as much as $20 million per picture, right up there with the bloated heyday of star salaries in the 1990s.
A survey by The Hollywood Reporter has revealed the excesses of Tinseltown’s $20 million club, whose members include Robert Downey Jr., Leonardo DiCaprio, Sandra Bullock, Angelina Jolie, Denzel Washington and Matt Damon.
Top earner ... Leonardo DiCaprio was paid a staggering $25 million upfront for The Wolf of Wall Street.Source: AP
When it comes to megabucks, DiCaprio leads the pack — he was paid a staggering $25 million upfront for his role in Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street.
Smart move ... Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr is laughing all the way to the bank.Source: AP
Downey’s Iron Man films — and the shrewd back-end he negotiated that is worth tens of millions more — mean he probably never has to work again, but that’s unlikely to halt his output.
Wow factor ... Sandra Bullock is Hollywood’s highest-paid actress after negotiating a spectacular deal for Gravity.Source: Getty Images