After two seasons, the main stakeholders of Westworld have renegotiated their contracts with HBO to face the third delivery. And the prestigious cable network has rewarded his success by doubling their wages.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the quartet formed by Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright and Thandie Newton will pocket $ 250,000, some 217,000 euros at current exchange, for each episode of the next installment of the science fiction series. According to his sources, the performers were charging between 100,000 and 150,000 dollars per episode, that is to say, between 87.000 and 130,000 euros, so that doubled their salaries in the third installment.
HBO has renewed Westworld last may 1, this is, after issuing two of the 10 episodes of the second delivery. Although their respectable audiences in live are not to throw rockets with an average of 1.5 million viewers in the united States, viewing in deferred multiply the figure by up to 10 million people. The critics also praised the series called to fill the vacuum soon to leave Game of thrones. All these good reasons to take care of the future of the production.
With this rise in salary for the actors of Westworld will win the same thing that the protagonists of This Is Us or the young cast of Stranger Things, which will also be charged $ 250,000 per episode from its third season.
These figures are, however, far from the salaries of the protagonists of the above-mentioned Game of thrones or Big Little Lies, both dramas of HBO. It is believed that Peter bad griesbach, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau will earn $ 1.2 million, about a million of euros, for each chapter of the eighth and final season. For his part, Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman, producers and actresses of Big Little Lies, will be charged a million dollars for each chapter of the second installment, about 870.000 euros per episode.Updated Date: 26 October 2018, 20:00