Originally Posted by Dark Donnie
Perhaps....I think Cheadle is the better actor personally. Maybe Howard saw how successful the first film was, knew his role would increase and demanded some outrageous number. I wouldn't be surprised if Cheadle came in right around the same scale as Howard.
If true, this is a terrible movie for Howard to make. Sure, the first one was a hit and he even dreamt of a War Machine spin-off, but come on.. Cheadle's a better actor, yeah, but he's always supporting cast, just like Howard. I can see Howard kicking himself over it for years to come..