Kirsten Dunst talks concerning the “very excessive” pay hole in Spider-Man movies

Kirsten Dunst talks concerning the “very excessive” pay hole in Spider-Man movies

Unique Spider-Man Trilogy star Kirsten Dunst has spoken out concerning the pay she acquired for her work within the fashionable superhero movies. Alongside Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker, Dunst starred as Mary Jane Watson in these movies. Whereas she is not the titular character suited to combating crime, she performs a really huge function within the story and one might argue that she’s simply as vital.

Though these Spider-Man movies have been enormous successes on the field workplace, Dunst mentioned she hasn’t seen a lot of that income. In a brand new interview with The Unbiased, the actress describes the pay hole between what she earns and the determine in Maguire’s paycheck as “very excessive.” Nonetheless, on the time, Dunst admitted that she hadn’t thought of it an excessive amount of, however now she will be able to’t assist however query it, contemplating how prominently she appeared within the movies and advertising and marketing supplies.

“The pay hole between me and Spider-Man was very excessive. I did not even give it some thought. I used to be like, ‘Oh yeah, Tobey is taking part in Spider-Man.’ However are you aware who was on the duvet of the second ‘Spider-Man’ poster? Spider-Man and ME.”

It wasn’t simply wage inequality that marred Dunst’s expertise filming the Spider-Man movies. In her Unbiased interview, the actress additionally recounts how she was simply 19 years previous when a producer requested her to get her tooth fastened. The request apparently got here as a shock to the younger actress as she was actually pushed to the dentist’s workplace. Regardless of this monumental stress to have his tooth adjusted instantly for the function, Kirsten Dunst drew a line and refused to get out of the automotive.

“I assumed, ‘Mmmmm, no, I like my tooth.’ Sofia too [Coppola] cherished my tooth. The truth that the best lady favored the way in which I seemed saved me. She made me really feel fairly. As a 16 yr previous lady, you’re feeling like shit about your self, proper? Having my first expertise of a “attractive” function via her eyes gave me a confidence that helped me take care of lots of different issues.”

Dunst is referring to her collaboration with Sofia Coppola, which started with Coppola casting a then 16-year-old Dunst in The Virgin Suicides. The truth that Coppola, who just lately referred to as Dunst the “prime actress of her age,” was as a lot of a fan of Dunst as she was had left fairly an impression on {the teenager}. In the end, Dunst’s tooth have been by no means altered, though her tooth have been digitally edited within the remaining model of the Spider-Man 2 poster.

These considerations apart, Kirsten Dunst continues to be very open to returning to the function of Mary Jane if the chance arises. It is no secret that Tobey Maguire was rumored to look as Peter Parker in Spider-Man: No Means Dwelling, and there have additionally been rumors that Dunst might additionally seem as Mary Jane. None of this has been formally confirmed, however final yr Dunst advised Selection that she would “by no means say no to one thing like that,” including, “With little Spidey infants, I would be the previous MJ at this level.”

We’ll see what occurs to the Spider-Verse when Spider-Man: No Means Dwelling hits theaters on December 17, 2021. This information comes from The Unbiased.

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