"The thing with pay inequality is it's one branch on the power tree", she said.
Spacey had originally been cast as billionaire J. Paul Getty in the kidnapping drama.
However, Wahlberg's agents negotiated the $1.5 million pricetag for him.
USA Today recently claimed the actor, known for driving a tough bargain in Hollywood, received $1.5million for the reshoot. The disclosure prompted instant outrage. "Shameful is correct." Williams' fellow actress and member of the Time's Up movement, Jessica Chastain, also expressed her disappointment over the pay gap. The pay gap has been the subject of particularly intense attention in Hollywood since 2014, when a major hack of emails from Sony made clear that Jennifer Lawrence had been paid less than her male co-stars in "American Hustle".
"This is so messed up that it is nearly hard to believe", wrote director and producer Judd Apatow. "Almost. This is how this business works".
Mark and Michelle are represented by the same agency - William Morris Endeavor - and there's been criticism that WME should have given Michelle a heads-up that Mark was getting paid, and paid a lot.
Michelle Williams in a still from the movie All the Money in the World. Reshoots are complicated in production, based on matters like contract days and talent's willingness to participate.
But Williams and Wahlberg, who had both agreed to appear in All The Money In The World for less than their standard fee, took different approaches to the reshoot, according to people briefed on the matter. If anything, it fuels it, she said.
The report flies in the face of Williams' work in the Time's Up campaign, an effort led by female stars to address gender discrimination in Hollywood and other industries.
"They could have my salary, they could have my holiday, whatever they wanted", she said of what she was willing to do for the reshoots. I had to break the news to my family and tell them I wasn't going be home [for the holidays] and make alternate arrangements for them. He asked his primary agent, Doug Lucterhand, to push for more money.
Wahlberg and Williams are both represented by WME. The film was set to be released on Dec 25.
Imperative ultimately agreed to a $1.5 million payment. So it's easy to see how those involved in "All The Money In The World" seemed caught between two competing imperatives. Now, it has been revealed why and how Wahlberg was paid so much more than Williams and, the answer isn't in the least bit comforting.
Individual client contracts are not always discussed between agents who work at the same agency.