Inside Hollywood’s Highest Salaries: Tom Cruise Gets More Than $100 Million and ‘yellowstone’ Performers Receive $1 Million Every Episode!
While Tom Cruise‘s annual salary is over $100 million, each episode of “Yellowstone” brings in an astounding $1 million. Emancipation, the action thriller starring Will Smith, came in at number two with $35 million.
Tom Cruise Gets More Than $100 Million and ‘Yellowstone’ Performers Receive $1 Million Every Episode!
Tom Cruise is the highest-paid film celebrity, with Will Smith ranking second, and the actors on “Yellowstone” on the Paramount Network make $1 million every episode.
Hollywood’s biggest movie stars are bringing home substantial paychecks, with Tom Cruise being the highest-paid film star.
According to Variety, Tom Cruise is expected to make more than $100 million from the sale of movie tickets for the most recent installment of the “Top Gun” franchise, “Top Gun: Maverick.”
This is in addition to his salary and eventual cut of revenue from home entertainment rentals and streaming services.
Sources predict that Tom Cruise’s payment for the next two “Mission: Impossible” films will be somewhere in the range of $12 million to $14 million. Cruise, who is 60 years old and stars in the sequel as well as producing it, is set to star in the flicks.
Since it was released in May, “Top Gun: Maverick” has amassed about $1.2 billion at box offices around the world since it first hit theaters. This achievement comes as the Hollywood icon continues to dominate the film industry after more than four decades.
“Top Gun: Maverick” has become the highest-grossing movie ever released by Paramount and is the first of Tom Cruise’s films to cross the one billion dollar mark globally.
Will Smith has now surpassed the star of “Top Gun” to become Hollywood’s second most paid actor.
An alumnus of “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” committed to starring in the upcoming action film “Emancipation” in June of 2020 for a salary of $35 million.
Due to delays in production, the movie release date for the upcoming project that Smith is working on with Apple has been moved back to the year 2023.
The statement came not long after Smith’s altercation with comedian Chris Rock, in which he stormed the Oscars stage and smacked Rock for making a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s thinning hair. Rock had been laughing at Jada Pinkett Smith’s thinning hair.
After Smith’s resignation from the academy, the organization barred him from attending the Oscars and other events for a period of ten years. Smith was best known for his role in “The Hancock.”
Smith was awarded an Academy Award for his role in “King Richard,” but he has avoided the public eye ever since the controversy surrounding the Oscars.
The film “Men in Black 3,” which he appeared in 2012, is said to have earned him $100 million, making it his most lucrative role to date.
“Yellowstone,” a hit series on the Paramount Network that was produced by Taylor Sheridan, boasts a cast that includes some of the most famous actors in the world and is rumored to give them enormous salaries.
According to a story published on Wednesday by Variety, Oscar-winning actor Kevin Costner makes $1.3 million every episode, while Harrison Ford and Helen Mirren, who star in Sheridan’s “Yellowstone” prequel “1923,” each make $1 million per episode.
Because of his role in Sheridan’s “Tulsa King,” Sylvester Stallone is also a member of the club of actors who earn $1 million per episode.
Other stars who are making mega millions include Leonardo DiCaprio, who will be paid $30 million to rejoin Martin Scorsese for the film “Killers of the Flower Moon.” Other stars who are making mega millions include Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, and Brad Pitt.
Millie Bobby Brown is set to receive $10 million for her continued role in the “Enola Holmes” sequel, and Netflix has plans to pay Chris Hemsworth $20 million for “Extraction 2.”
Denzel Washington in “Equalizer 3,” Vin Diesel in “Fast X,” Tom Hardy in “Venom 3,” Joaquin Phoenix in “Joker 2,” and Will Ferrell and Ryan Reynolds in “Spirited” are examples of Hollywood actors who have earned $20 million or more for their respective film roles.
Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling will each get $12.5 million for their roles in the upcoming picture Barbie, which is receiving a great deal of anticipation.
It has been rumored that Steve Carell will receive the same amount of money for his involvement in “Minions: The Rise of Gru.”