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SAG-AFTRA exploring pay disparity on All the Money... reshoots

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has stepped in to explore the pay disparity between "All the Money in the World" actors and on the re-shoots of the

The development comes after a report, originally published by The Post, and later by Today, claims Wahlberg earned USD 1.5 million, while Williams made less than USD 1,000.

According to Variety, a for SAG-AFTRA, which is the union representing both the actors, said that the organisation is looking at the circumstances of the pay disparity.

"We are unambiguously in favor of pay equity between men and women in this industry and support every action to move in this direction.

"At the same time, performers at this level negotiate their above-scale rates through their agents," a representative said.

The made the headlines last year when decided to reshoot Kevin Spacey's scenes following allegations of sexual harassment against the

was roped in to replace Spacey and the veteran reshot the scenes barely six weeks before the film's scheduled release.

told Today in December that "everyone did it for nothing".

The report about the glaring pay disparity has gone viral on and invited criticism by many celebrities, such as Jessica Chastain, and

"All the Money..." is based on the real-life kidnapping of 16-year-old and his mother (Williams) attempt to convince his billionaire grandfather (Plummer) to pay the ransom.

Getty Sr famously negotiated the ransom.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 13:20 IST