“I never paid fair”

‘Shazam’ star: ‘I’ve never been paid fairly’

Shazam! “Wrath of the Gods” star Djimon Hounsou says he still faces pay inequality in movies.

talk to The Guardian, The actor said, “I’ve worked with people who are very good in business and I have very few compliments,” so I feel like I’ve been cheated financially and financially. workload too”.

Hounsou continued, “I went to studios for meetings and they were like, ‘Wow, we felt like you got off the boat and then went back. [post-Amistad, his breakout movie with Steven Spielberg]. We didn’t know you were a real actor here. When you hear things like that, you can see that some people have a very limited view of you or what you represent. But it is. It is up to me to make up for it.”

The 58-year-old added: “I still have to prove why I should be getting paid. They always come to me with a complete low ball: “We have a lot to offer for this role, but we love you so much and we think you can bring so much.

Viola Davis said it beautifully: she won an Oscar, she won an Emmy, she won a Tony, and she still can’t get paid. Movie after movie, it’s a struggle. I have yet to come across a film that has paid me fairly.”

Hounsou received two Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor, one for in America in 2002 and another for the 2006 thriller Blood diamond.

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