Universal, Legendary Combine Forces to Pay Dwayne Johnson's Salary for Red Notice

Universal, Legendary Combine Forces to Pay Dwayne Johnson’s Salary for Red Notice

Posted by February 9, 2018 Comment

Superstar actor and presidential hopeful Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson needs to be paid $20 million for his upcoming movie Red Notice, and with the stock market taking such a hit lately (thanks, Trump!), that price is a little bit steep for one movie studio to handle alone. As a result, both Universal and Legendary have teamed up to grab the rights to Red Notice.

According to a report from THR, Red Notice was the subject of an intense bidding war with every studio vying for the rights. Director Rawson Marshall Thurber also needed $10 million, and the budget for the movie is expected to be $125-150 million. Universal and Legendary will collaborate in an unknown way, but the report claims that Universal will have more than just a distributor role.

The Rock will play an Interpol agent in the action comedy film. The movie will supposedly have a co-star who has not been named yet. May we make a suggestion?

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(Last Updated February 9, 2018 10:14 am )

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