On March 8, the Marvel Cinematic Universe will gets its first
standalone female superhero movie when “Captain Marvel” hits the
big screen. And its star Brie Larson will be walking away from the
movie with more than Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Chadwick
Boseman earned on their first MCU movies.
Hollywood Reporter profile on Larson, the trade revealed Larson
will earn $5 million to star. Disney is
historically stingy in paying its actors, especially their
first time out of the gate in a Marvel movie, so props to Larson’s
Just how tight can the studio be with its cash?
Here’s how much 5 other actors have been paid during
their time in the MCU:
Chris Hemsworth — $150,000 for “Thor” (2011)
It makes sense that this Chris got so little. The actor didn’t
have many credits to his name when he came on to play Odin’s son in
the first movie. But he’s got leverage now. Hemsworth has been
$15 million paydays since “Thor: Ragnarok.”
Robert Downey Jr. — $500,000 for “Iron Man” (2008)
Yeah, Marvel got RDJ cheap in 2008 (following box-office
milestones for the first “Iron Man,” Downey’s
end pay was $2.5 million). An Oscar-nominated actor and
arguably one of the best of his era, Downey Jr. was still repairing
his career following a tough stint with substance abuse at the time
he was cast in the movie that would launch the MCU. And he has been
rewarded since, earning
$50 million for the first “Avengers” movie,
$80 million for “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and
$10 million for the handful of scenes in “Spider-Man:
Chris Evans — $1 million for “Captain America: The First
Evans got more than his fellow Chris on his first outing because
he had better name recognition when he agreed to play Steve Rogers.
In fact, he had already played a superhero. He was Johnny Storm in
the early 2000s version of the “Fantastic Four” franchise. And
since “Captain America: Civil War,” like Hemsworth, he’s been
scoring $15 million checks.
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How much money 5 Marvel superhero actors got paid, including a million salary for Brie Larson in 'Captain Marvel'