Emma Watson's Pay Cheque For Beauty And The Beast
It’s finally out this week, Emma Watson’s portrayal of Belle in the live-action remake of Beauty and The Beast.
Already said to be ‘magical’ and taken a huge $140 million (USD) at the box office, the films huge success will impact Watson’s earnings from the film.
The Hollywood Reporter has said that the 26-year-old signed a ‘back-end’ deal for the film, which means she could make around $15 million if the movie makes $750 million (USD) globally. She initially was paid $3 million up-front for the movie.
Whole her co-stars salaries have not been made public, the actress has previously talked about the wage gap in Hollywood to Esquire, saying "We are not supposed to talk about money because people will think you're ‘difficult' or a ‘diva.' But there's a willingness now to be like, ‘Fine, call me a diva, call me a feminazi, call me difficult, call me a First World Feminist, call me whatever you want, it's not going to stop be from trying to do the right thing.’
Well, it is set to land one of the top ten openings of all time, so that $15 million can’t be too far away!