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How much did James Gandolfini get paid for The Sopranos?

How much did James Gandolfini get paid for The Sopranos?

Sopranos Salary: James’ salary for the early seasons of The Sopranos is not known. What is known is that by season three he was earning $400,000 per episode, roughly $5 million per season. Ahead of season 5 he negotiated a pay bump to $800,000 per episode, around $10 million for the season.

How did James Gandolfini get the role of Tony Soprano?

Gandolfini was invited to audition for the part of Tony Soprano after casting director Susan Fitzgerald saw a short clip of his performance in True Romance, ultimately receiving the role ahead of several other actors including Steven Van Zandt and Michael Rispoli.

What was James Gandolfini worth when he died?

Gandolfini died with an estate worth an estimated $70 million.

Who turned down the role of Tony Soprano?

James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini turned down a role on ‘The Office’ after HBO paid him $3 million not to take it, according to his ‘Sopranos’ costars. James Gandolfini was reportedly paid $3 million to decline a role on “The Office.”

Why was The Sopranos Cancelled?

Rather, The Sopranos ended because Chase drafted the best finale for the story, which he told a crowd gathered for his Paddy Chayefsky Laurel Award for Television acceptance in 2008 that he came up with during an extended hiatus between seasons 5 and 6.

Who is the highest-paid actor in 2020?

Dwayne Johnson
Dwayne Johnson leads the list of best paid actors worldwide in 2020. He earned 87.5 million U.S. dollars thanks to Netflix’s upcoming action comedy movie “Red Notice”, amongst others. Ryan Reynolds ranked second with an income of 71.5 million U.S. dollars.

Who turned down the role of Michael Scott?

Sorry, Scranton! In 2006, the New York Times reported that NBC executives wanted the Billions star to play the idiotic Dunder Mifflin manager in the American reboot of the British original. Steve Carell took the gig after Giamatti turned it down.