Kirsten Dunst opens up on ‘extreme’ pay gap between her & Tobey Maguire in ‘Spider-Man’

Kirsten Dunst marked her first function in a significant superhero franchise with the 2002 flick Spider-Man, which starred Tobey Maguire because the eponymous masked hero. The 39-year-old starred as Mary Jane Watson, who occurs to be the love curiosity of the titular character within the Spider-Man trilogy. The actor has now opened up in regards to the pay disparity between her and Toby, calling it ‘very excessive’. 

In a current interview with The Independent, Dunst famous that though there was a big pay hole between the main duo, she did not even give it some thought owing to the magnanimous alternative to star within the superhero franchise. For the unversed, Spider-Man garnered a whopping  $821 million with its first movie and $789 million for 2004’s Spider-Man 2

Kirsten Dunst on pay disparity with Tobey Maguire in Spider-Man

According to People, Dunst acknowledged that she was equally promoted with the movie, nevertheless, it did not match in keeping with the pay scale. Dunst went on to star within the third instalment of the franchise, which marked her final stint as MJ. Dunst continues to be open to reprising her function, which she thinks can be ‘enjoyable’. The thought of being the old MJ, with  ‘little Spidey infants’, is one thing the actor would by no means say no to.

Since her stint within the superhero film, the actor has stored busy with an attention-grabbing lineup of tasks, together with Melancholia, The Beguiled and On Becoming a God in Central Florida. Fans will now see her seem within the upcoming Western Drama The Power of the Dog. Directed by Jane Campion, the film is predicated on the 1967 novel of the identical identify by Thomas Savage. It additionally stars Benedict Cumberbatch,  Jesse Plemons, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Thomasin McKenzie amongst others in pivotal roles.

Meanwhile, the not too long ago launched trailer of Spider-Man: No Way Home has piqued the viewers’s curiosity, with many hoping to see Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield reprise their roles within the upcoming multiverse movie. According to Comicbook, it’s believed that the makers are attempting to maintain the reunion of the trio a secret. The movie is scheduled to be launched within the United States on December 17, 2021


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