The era of the movie star is over. Variety reveals that stars don't make what they've made in the 90s.
Tom Cruise may have earned $20 million in his mid-’90s and early aughts heyday, but for Top Gun: Maverick he's pulling in a relatively modest $12 million to $14 million
DiCaprio and Brad Pitt took roughly half what they usually command, or $10 million apiece, to pair up for Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”
Gal Gadot will get $10 million for Wonder Woman 1984.”
There are some stars who still command big money.
Robert Downey Jr. has leveraged his Iron Man clout into a massive $20 million haul for “The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle”