• Benedict Cumberbatch Asks Male Actors to Turn Down Roles If Female Co-Stars Aren't Paid Equally

    4 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Benedict Cumberbatch is asking male actors to boycott projects should their female co-stars not be equally compensated.
    “Equal pay and a place at the table are the central tenets of feminism,” Cumberbatch told the Radio Times. “Look at your quotas. Ask what women are being paid, and say: ‘If she's not paid the same as the men, I'm not doing it.'”
    Cumberbatch also said he would be using his production company, SunnyMarch, to champion for more female projects.
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  • Benedict Cumberbatch Demands Equal Pay For His Female Co-Stars

    4 monthes ago - By Screen Rant

    Patrick Melrose actor Benedict Cumberbatch is demanding equal pay for his female co-stars, claiming roles should be turned down if this condition is not met. 2017 proved to be a difficult year for the movie industry as the Harvey Weinstein scandal triggered an avalanche of women to come forward with tales of abuse and inappropriate behavior in the business. This led to the MeToo and Time'sUp movements taking center stage at various award ceremonies, as actors of both genders took a stand against the treatment of women in the world of TV and film. These movements soon grew to encompass the...
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