Sony Hackers reveal how much the cast and crew were paid on the new movie, The Interview.
Sony Hackers revealed a ton of details surrounding ‘The Interview’ movie which features Seth Rogen and James Franco. According to a Bloomberg report, Seth Rogen was paid more than James Franco for their roles in the movie.
Seth Rogen was paid more then $8.4 million and his costar James Franco received $6.5 million for their new film The Interview, according to a Bloomberg report, which said the figures among a cache of files that hackers have stolen from Sony Pictures Entertainment and which they are now disseminating to the press as they release a steady stream of sensitive documents. The report further says that the movie, on which Rogen also served as co-director as well as one of the writers and producers, cost $44 million.
In addition, Britney Spears’ ex-husband, Kevin Federline was paid $5,000 for a camera in the movie. But, what was also interesting was that the Bloomberg report also listed a set of props that will be featured in the movie including a “table of weed, coke, pills and panties”, this prop was budgeted at $250 but the studio managed to save $9 and only paid $241.
The Interview, is a new feature film in which James Franco and Seth Rogen play TV journalists who are recruited by the CIA to assassinate North Korea leader Kim Jong UN. The Interview, is set to hit theaters on Christmas Day, and has been condemned by North Korea officials as an “act of war” that deserves a “stern punishment”. There are rumors to suggest that North Korea, or hackers in support of North Korea hacked into the Sony Pictures database and retrieved all of the personal information including possible scripts, TV shows, salaries, and marketing ideas.