In recent times, actors find it more lucrative for Doing Television shows than feature-length films as they are paid in millions per episode.
Actors who are making $1 million or more for TV shows
Nowadays it has become a trend for the actors to move to the Television shows. Due to this the streaming services series is also growing. Experts are calling it a ‘Feeding Frenzy’ wherein big screen actors are lured into a small screen. A report published by Variety on Tuesday stated the name of the actors who are earning in seven figures in the TV shows.
There are many actors who are making $1 million or more than that in the TV shows. Some more actors are joining the $1 million club in the upcoming new TV series. Chief six actors earning in seven figures are Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Aniston, Steve Carrell, Nicole Kidman, Jeff Bridges, and Harrison Ford. In addition to it, actors such as Kerry Washington, Will Forte, Kaitlin Olson, and Don Cheadle are also earning $1 million.
TV series for which the actors are making $1 million or more
The trend of the actors appearing in TV shows started with Kevin Spacey on House of Cards and Matthew McConaughey on True Detective. Reese Witherspoon is paid $1.1 million for Little Flies Everywhere (Hulu) and $1 million for The Morning Show (Apple TV). Jennifer Anniston is paid $1 million for The Morning Show (Apple TV). Steve Carrell is paid $1 million for Space Force (Netflix) and $700,000 for The Morning Show (Apple TV), Nicole Kidman is paid $1 million for Nine Perfect Strangers (Hulu), Jeff Bridges is paid $1 million for The Old Man (Hulu) and Harrison Ford is paid $1.2 million for The Staircase (Annapurna).
It is not only the actors but rappers and comedians are also paid unprecedented amounts for each episode or one-time deals.