Evan Rachel Wood isn’t the only Westworld actress who has finally been promised pay equivalent to her male co-stars.
According to reports on DailyMail.co.uk, Thandie Newton, who plays host Maeve on the hit HBO series, will also get equal pay with male co-stars. Speaking at season two’s Tribeca Film Festival premiere in New York on Thursday, she told Vanity Fair the contract negotiations are “happening right now, and yeah, we’re all equal across the board.
“It’s really exciting. It’s unprecedented. It’s, goodness, it shatters so much calcified pain, resentment, frustration. It just shatters it,” she added.
However, the pay hikes won’t kick in until 2019....