Movie stars often receive ridiculous paychecks, yet sometimes, they’ll take a cut just to be part of a certain film. Here are our Top 3 actors who got paid very little for huge movies.
At number three, it’s Orlando Bloom. Not even out of drama school when he was cast in the ‘Lord of the Rings’ series. The Hollywood hunk netted a mere $175,000 for ‘Fellowship of the Ring.’ But says he’d do it again for half the money.
On the second place we find Jonah Hill. Despite his usual 7-figure salary. Hill was willing to work for significantly less to be in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. The lure of being in a Scorsese film was enough for Hill. As he only netted $60 grand for his role in the movie.
And our top spot goes to Harrison Ford. Ford accepted the role of Han Solo in the first ‘Star Wars’ flick. At a rate of $1,000 a week for ten weeks. But he smartly negotiated a tiny share of the film’s final profits. Which eventually pushed his actual earnings over $2 million.