Melbourne: Charlize Theron has recently raised her voice to get paid equally as her male co-star Chris Hemsworth in their upcoming movie, 'The Huntsman,' after the Sony hack scandal revealed reality about unequal pay for women in Hollywood.
Charlize Theron. Pic/Santa Banta
Sources told Page Six that standing up for her worth paid off for Theron, who negotiated via her agents at WME, as she got a deal worth more than 10 million dollars, the same as Hemsworth, News.com.au reported.
The salary move comes after hacked Sony emails revealed that the female stars of American Hustle, including Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Adams, earned less than their male co-stars Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper.
A 2013 email from Andrew Gumpert of Columbia Pictures, a Sony subsidiary, to studio chief Amy pascal revealed Lawrence was paid "7 pts" (7 percent of the movie's profits) while Cooper, Bale and Jeremy Renner got 9 percent.