Robert Downey Jr. at the premiere of Disney and Marvel's 'Avengers: Infinity War' held at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, USA on April 23, 2018. - Image (Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com)
Hollywood actors are making a lot more money now than ever before.
In a new report from "Variety
", the highest paid actors and actress in 2019 so far for a single movie were released, and coming on top is actor Ryan Reynolds with $27 million for his upcoming Netflix film, "Six Underground." The Michael Bay-produced film is about a billionaire-financed vigilante squad and will be arriving at the streaming platform. Meanwhile, Reynolds’ will also be playing the voice of Pikachu in Detective Pikachu which
releases on May 10.
In second place are Dwayne Johnson and Robert Downey Jr who both earned $20 million. Johnson made $20 million for "Fast & Furious" spin-off "Hobbs & Shaw" and Downey for "The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle." In third is Will Smith who is getting paid $17 million to reprise his role of Mike Lowery in "Bad Boys for Life", while Johnson's "Hobbs & Shaw" co-star Jason Statham made $13 million.
Meanwhile, Emily Blunt tops the list for women with $12 to 13 million for "A Quiet Place" sequel, while Gal Gadot will be getting $10 million for "Wonder Woman 1984".