‘I was at a loss’

Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt at the Los Angeles premiere of “Jurassic World Dominion.”Steve Granitz / FilmMagic

  • EXCLUSIVE: “Jurassic World” Star Bryce Dallas Howard Paid “Much Less” Than Chris Pratt

  • Howard told Insider reports that he was paid $2 million less than Pratt for the 2018 sequel, which was incorrect.

  • Howard explained that she was “at a loss” when she signed on for the film trilogy.

“Jurassic World” star Bryce Dallas Howard exclusively told Insider that he was paid “so much less” than costar Chris Pratt for the film franchise, according to reports that initially indicated.

Pratt and Howard co-led all three films in the “Jurassic World” trilogy. However, in 2018, Variety reported that Howard was paid $2 million less than Pratt for the second film, “Fallen Kingdom”, earning $8 million while Pratt earned $10 million.

In an interview with Insider on the eve of the home entertainment release of “Jurassic World: Dominion,” Howard said the pay gap between him and Pratt was actually big.

“The reports were very interesting because I was paid so little compared to the reports,” Howard told Insider exclusively. “When I started negotiating for ‘Jurassic,’ it was 2014 and it was a different world. was, and I was at a great loss. And unfortunately, you have to sign up for three films and so your contracts are done.”

Howard added that he discussed the pay gap with Pratt and that he urged the actor to receive equal pay for other franchise opportunities that were not already contractually bound, such as spin-off video games and theme parks. ride

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Howard as Claire Deering in “Jurassic World: Dominion.”Universal Studios

“What I will say is that Chris and I have discussed it, and whenever there’s an opportunity to move the needle on something that hasn’t been discussed before, like sports or riding, it’s Literally told me, ‘You guys, Don, I don’t have to do anything. I’m going to do all the talking. We’re going to get paid the same and you don’t have to think about it, Bryce.’ Howard recalled.

The actor continued: “And I love him so much for doing that. I really do, because I’m paid more for that kind of stuff than I am for this movie.”

In recent years, the issue of the pay gap between men and women in Hollywood has become a more public issue.

In 2019, “Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo told Variety that she left the show after hearing that her costar Patrick Dempsey was being paid nearly double what she was when the show started.

That same year, Michelle Williams said she was “paralyzed with feelings of worthlessness” when it was revealed that her “All the Money in the World” costar Mark Wahlberg earned $1.5 million for filming the movie, while she Earn only $1,000.

“Jurassic World: Dominion” is available to rent digitally or buy on Blu-ray or DVD on August 16.

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