It’s probably quite staggering to comprehend, but in Hollywoodland there have been occasions when actors have taken the money for a role they never fulfilled. Not just chump change, either, with some of the case studies on this list showing payouts that racked up into the millions.
How and why did this happen, you are undoubtedly asking? The answer is more often than not the golden guarantee, or, pay as you play clause as it’s commonly known. A piece of legislation that makes all of this possible – we’ll let the science bit explain the rest.