Mark Wahlberg reportedly refused to re-shoot movie unless he was paid $1.5 million

Mark Wahlberg and Michelle Williams.
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Had actor Mark Wahlberg not received $1.5 million to re-shoot his scenes in All the Money in the World, Christopher Plummer would not have been hired to replace Kevin Spacey in the drama, USA Today reports.

There was outrage earlier this week after it was reported that the movie's star, Michelle Williams, was paid less than 1 percent of what Wahlberg made during the re-shoot — just $80 per day of shooting. Director Ridley Scott decided to replace Spacey with Plummer after several men accused Spacey of sexual misconduct, but two people with knowledge of the situation told USA Today that Wahlberg's contract gave him co-star approval, and he wouldn't sign off on Plummer unless he was paid $1.5 million. "What he said was, 'I will not approve Christopher Plummer unless you pay me,'" one said. "And that's how he [expletive] them."

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