Avengers: Infinity War Star Benedict Cumberbatch uses his meteoric rise in Hollywood to draw attention to a topic that is all too common in the entertainment industry occurs frequently. Speaking to Radio Times Cumberbatch revealed that he only wants to take on new roles in which his female co-stars earn the same amount.
"It's about implementation," said Cumberbatch. "Equal pay and a seat at the table are the central tenets of feminism, look at your odds, ask what women are paid for, and say," If she is not paid the same as men, I will not do it. "
Cumberbatch went on to explain the composition of his production company, and he and his business partner Adam Ackland are virtually the only men involved in SunnyMarch.
"I am proud that Adam and I are the only men in our company Production company are; Our next project is a female story with a female lens about motherhood in a time of environmental disaster, "added Cumberbatch." When it comes to my name to get investors, we can use that attention for a number of women's projects. Half of the audience is female. And in terms of diversity, "Black Panther" is the third most successful movie of all time.
The pay gap in Hollywood became widely known after it became known that Mark Wahlberg had received a sizable sum more money than co-star Michelle Williams for planned re-shots on All The Money in the World. earned over $ 5 million for his role in the film, while Williams went away with only $ 625,000.
Outside his role as Doctor Stephen Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Cumberbatch also plays in Showtime Patrick Melrose
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