Gal Gadot Got Paid the Same as Henry Cavill in Their Superhero Stand-Alone Debuts

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Contrary to a story that Wonder Woman‘s Gal Gadot made millions less than her DC counterpart Henry Cavill as Superman, the two were paid the same for their debut standalone outings.

That’s according to a source familiar with both negotiations, who told The Hollywood Reporter that Gadot made the same amount upfront if not slightly more on Wonder Woman than Cavill made on 2013’s Man of Steel.

The alleged salary discrepancy story was based on a post from Elle magazine, which cobbled together salary information that had previously appeared in various publications and did not differentiate between upfront salary vs. bonuses and performance escalators.

The story was later updated but caused a stir on the internet as Hollywood’s gender gap on wages has become a popular issue. The Elle story said Gadot was paid $300,000 for Wonder Woman vs. $14 million Cavill received for Man of Steel. The…

What If Batman V Superman Had Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’s Opening?

Superhero movie fans would be hard pressed to find to tonally and stylistically different films than DC Films’ Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The former is self-serious, dark, and ominous, while the latter is equal parts bright colors, popular music, and jokes.

Have you ever wondered what might happen if someone combined the two? One fan did, and then provided an answer.

Chandler Balli (@CinematicEX on Twitter) imagined what Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice might be like if it borrowed the opening sequence from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. What you get is Ben Affleck’s Batman beating up thugs to the tune of Electric Light Orchestra’s “Mr. Blue Sky” accompanied by some stylish credits.

The end result really isn’t bad. Perhaps Zack Sndyer and James Gunn should find a project to collaborate on.

Take a look for yourself below:

if Batman v Superman had Guardians Of The Galaxy VOL. 2’s opening scene

— Chandler Balli (@CinematicEX) May 14, 2017

In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, It’s been nearly two years since Superman’s (Henry Cavill) colossal battle with Zod (Michael Shannon) devastated the city of Metropolis. The loss of life and collateral damage left many feeling angry and helpless, including crime-fighting billionaire…