Jan. 12--Mark Wahlberg reportedly held up production on "All the Money in the World" reshoots until he got his $1.5 million payday.
The actor refused to approve Christopher Plummer as Kevin Spacey's replacement, according to USA Today.
Plummer was brought in after Spacey was accused of sexual assault by multiple men, a decision that director Ridley Scott said was voted on unanimously by the entire cast and crew.
But Wahlberg allegedly stalled the vote without his additional salary, despite the fact that the movie was racing against a deadline to submit the movie to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for Golden Globes consideration.
"What he said was, 'I will not approve Christopher Plummer unless you pay me.' And that's how he (expletive) them," a source told USA Today.
Another source told the newspaper that the actor's lawyers formally vetoed Plummer's casting while Wahlberg was negotiating his fee.
The 46-year-old Boston native reportedly earned $1.5 million for his reshoots against co-star Michelle Williams' $80 per day, totaling less than $1,000.
The two were reportedly on set for the same number of days for the reshoots.
Wahlberg and Williams are both represented by William Morris Endeavor talent agency, which has not commented on the wage gaps between the actors.
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