Chadwick Boseman gave a portion of his own salary for the movie ‘21 Bridges’ to co-star Sienna Miller when the studio refused to match her demands.

Chadwick Boseman gave some of his 21 Bridges salary to co-star Sienna Miller

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Sienna Miller has praised late Hollywood star Chadwick Boseman for donating part of his own salary to boost her pay packet on 21 Bridges.

The pair starred as detectives in the thriller, which was released last year.

Miller told Empire: “Everybody understands about the pay disparity in Hollywood, but I asked for a number that the studio wouldn’t get to.

“And Chadwick ended up donating some of his salary to get me to the number I had asked for.”

She added: “He said that that was what I deserved to be paid.”

Black Panther star Boseman, who died of cancer earlier this year, was also one of the film’s producers and had pursued Miller for the role of Frankie Burns.

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6 thoughts on “Chadwick Boseman gave a portion of his own salary for the movie ‘21 Bridges’ to co-star Sienna Miller when the studio refused to match her demands.”

  1. Skeletress

    Every time I remember he’s gone it hurts all over again. He’s a hero to so many folks back in our hometown. Not too many people make it out and even those that do aren’t special and talented like he was.

  2. manbat112

    Man really said “come, this is no place to die”

  3. supreme_hammy

    My dad worked on this film and had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Boseman. He said he was exactly the kind of man he seemed to be. Rest well, sir.

  4. inventas

    Just watched this again… cool movie, hurt to see him – what a loss.

  5. KaylenThrace

    And these are the guys dying young…

    And then you have those putrid gargoyles like Trump, Putin, Murdoch living to their 70s-80s-90s…

  6. OnionShanty

    Ok so he was a producer as well, so he wanted her for the part, I’m assuming and was willing to take a pay cut to make it happen.

    Also, she is allowed to demand a certain rate for her work, if they can’t agree she can walk away.

    They were able to work out a deal and it’s honorable on him to offer the salary cut to make it happen.

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