Pay parity shockers are all too common, as Princes out-earn Queens and X-Files agents fight for equal pay. HBO has preemptively taken matters into its own hands (with a little help from Reese Witherspoon) to ensure “no inappropriate disparities” between male and female stars.
HBO has a vast bottom line to pump millions into Game of Thrones, but even they have limits. Company heads admit that pricey purchases like a Game of Thrones spinoff or even Big Little Lies Season 2 have burned serious holes in their pockets.
Boy, that Apple wasn’t kidding about their entry into the TV business. Atop high-profile projects from Reese Witherspoon and Steven Spielberg, the tech giant has now booked SNL alum Kristen Wiig for a new ten-episode comedy with Witherspoon producing.