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    Bryce Dallas Howard Says She Was Paid "So Much Less" Than Chris Pratt For "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom"

    Chris Pratt literally started negotiating FOR Bryce Dallas Howard to get her paid fairly.

    When you think of the Jurassic World franchise, you probably think about Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard — who are, y'know, the stars of all three films.

    Chris Pratt and Bryce in the woods in a scene from Jurassic World

    They both play arguably equal roles in the franchise, but in 2018, Variety reported that Bryce was paid $2 million less than Chris for that year's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom — $8 million to his $10 million, specifically.

    Chris and Bryce next to car in a scene from Jurassic World

    In a new interview with Insider, Bryce confirmed that there was pay disparity between her and Chris — and that it was far more sizable than previously reported.

    "The reports were so interesting because I was paid so much less than the reports even said, so much less," she told the publication.

    Bryce, Nick Robinson, and Ty Simpkin being shielded by Chris Pratt in a scene from Jurassic World

    Bryce explained that negotiations for the Jurassic World films started in 2014, and that it was a "different world" where she found herself at a "great disadvantage" when it came to pay equality.

    Bryce and Chris pose together for a photo at an event

    "And, unfortunately, you have to sign up for three movies, and so your deals are set," she explained regarding the ability to renegotiate later.

    Bryce looking at Chris in a scene from Jurassic World

    Bryce also said that Chris offered his help and support when it came to the disparity in their pay.

    Chris, Bryce, and a child hiding behind aa desk as a small dinosaur approaches

    “What I will say," she said, "is that Chris and I have discussed it, and whenever there was an opportunity to move the needle on stuff that hadn’t been already negotiated, like a game or a ride, he literally told me, ‘You guys don’t even have to do anything. I’m gonna do all the negotiating. We’re gonna be paid the same and you don’t have to think about this, Bryce.'”

    Chris approaching a dinosaur with Bryce in the background

    “I love him so much for doing that,” she said. “I really do, because I’ve been paid more for those kinds of things than I ever was for the movie.”

    Read the entire interview here.