The trilogy of Jurassic World It was a box office success, grossing $3.964 billion worldwide. But the contracts that Universal Pictures negotiated with its protagonists, Bryce Dallas Howard and Chris Pratt, did not have the same economic benefit.
In an interview with InsiderBryce spoke about a report in which he assured that he had received a payment of eight million dollars for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018), only two million below what his co-star earned. However, the actress clarified that her payment was actually much lower.
The reports were very interesting because they paid me much less than what they said, much less.
When I started trading for ‘Jurassic World,’ it was 2014, it was a different world, and I was at a huge disadvantage. And unfortunately, you have to sign on for three movies, so your deals are fixed.
Although she didn’t mention exact figures, Bryce made it clear that her payment was less than Chris’s, and although she wasn’t comfortable with it, she agreed.
Bryce was open about it with Chris and, incredibly, the actor lobbied executives for her to be compensated equal pay on side projects in the franchise.
What I will say is that Chris and I discussed it and every time there was an opportunity to move the needle on things that hadn’t been negotiated yet, like a video game or an attraction, he would literally tell me, ‘You don’t even have to do anything. . I’m going to do all the negotiating. They’re going to pay us the same and you don’t have to worry about this, Bryce.’
I love him so much for doing that. I really do, because I got paid more for that kind of stuff than for the movie.
Later, Bryce lent his voice to the attraction Jurassic World: The Ride at Universal Studios Hollywood, video games Jurassic World Evolution and in series like Lego Jurassic World, Lego Dimensions Y lego jurassic world: escape from the indominus, for which he has received equal payments to his male colleagues.
So far, neither Universal Pictures nor the producers in charge of Jurassic World They have replied to the actress’s statements and it is likely that they will not, since it is not the first time that the salary gap has shaken Hollywood.