Robert Downey Jr., The Most Expensive Actor in "The Avengers"
Actor Robert Downey Jr. is rumored to be an actor who paid the most expensive in the superhero movie ”The Avengers”. The Hollywood Reporter reported on Wednesday (16/5), starring superhero ”Iron Man” was, got a salary of U.S. $ 50 million. He is also said have a special exemption from the tightness system payment actor of Marvel Studios.
Downey’s payment goes far beyond the stars of ”The Avengers”. According to the site, actor Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, and Mark Rufallo earned only about U.S. $ 2 million to U.S.$ 3 million. To Samuel L Jackson and Scarlett Johansson, reportedly earns twice that of the three actors.
Downey received the highest paid because of the management agree to re-negotiate a new contract in various Marvel movie in the future that presents the cast of “Iron Man”. The new contract was approved after the film “Iron Man” was first successfully achieved remarkable success, which reached U.S. $ 585 million in 2008.
Movie ”The Avengers” also made a profit of U.S. $ 1 billion within 20 days. The film also beat last sequel ”Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II” which won U.S. $ 1.32 billion. The film became the third best-selling movie of all time behind the film “Avatar” (U.S. $ 2.8 billion) and ”Titanic” (U.S. $ 2.2 billion).