Originally Posted by mclay18
Contracts and sequel options are only as good as the paper they're written on -- just ask Terrence Howard and Rupert Wyatt. Like when The Hunger Games became a worldwide smash hit, Jennifer Lawrence and the principal cast's contracts included three sequels. When negotiations started for Catching Fire started, Lawrence and co were able to renegotiate a higher payday for the sequel ($10M upfront vs. the $1M she got on the first film).
Thanks, that's some interesting information.
So a then up and coming Jennifer Lawrence (plus whoever her costars were) already got $1M up front for the first Hunger Games
Yet some people here can't see why the Avengers actors aren't satisfied with $200,000?