“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” actor Harrison Ford will take home millions of dollars while his co-stars earn thousands! Han Solo is now richer than Princess Leia! Read on!
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” proved that whether you’re a “Star Wars” fanatic or not, you’ll be definitely hooked with Harrison Ford’s Han Solo and his gang’s journey as they fight for evil forces. However, it seems like even though they are all fighting for together, Solo will still be on top of everything!
According to Radar Online, having a hefty budget for “Star Wars” is usual and fans already know about it since from the very first film but what’s shocking is when Han Solo will earn way more than Princess Leia! Ford is said to be taking home $200 million while some of his leading co-stars will only have thousands of dollars!
The site reported in detail that the 73-year-old actor has a base pay of around $25 million, plus his percentage of gross earnings from the movie are expected to be over $34 million.
His co-stars Daisy Ridley and John Boyega, on the other hand, will take home $446,00 each for their leading roles as Rey and Finn. Not to mention, the “profit sharing for the 23-year-olds does not kick in until the film has already grossed $1 billion!”
Mail Online reported that a source revealed that Ford is “the key” to making the “Star Wars” film work.
The source went on to say that the actor is the link between generations—the old ones and the new ones.
“Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher were good to get, but the film could have lived without them. You couldn’t make it without Harrison Ford,” the source said.
Well, Ford deserves it you know! Independent noted that in 1977 “Star Wars” film was only paid for only $7,000 but he still did a great job! He became a legend in filmmaking!
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