10 Actors Who Were Paid Almost Nothing for Their Best Roles

The salaries of Hollywood actors are usually estimated at millions of dollars for a movie. But sometimes the stars agree to work for a pittance if they are interested in the script or want to gain experience from an eminent director. Or, perhaps, their career is just beginning, and they have to accept unfavorable conditions.

Bright Side has collected 10 stories of actors whose salaries for cool roles will surprise you.

10. Jonah Hill — The Wolf of Wall Street

When Martin Scorsese offered Hill a role in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), Hill was already a famous comedian earning millions. And he was offered $60,000! But Jonah Hill did not even negotiate, signing the papers on the same day. The role brought him his second Oscar nomination. By the way, Leonardo DiCaprio received $25 million for his role in the film.

9. Tom Cruise — Magnolia

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