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Jason Blum: How to succeed in the microbudget movie business
A couple years ago the agent-turned-producer Gavin Polone ("Zombieland") detailed just how excessive movie star perks can be. Not only are actors paid a salary, he noted in a piece for Vulture, but add-ons often include private jet travel and luxury cars provided for the actor and his or her family, elaborate trailers on set, $2,000 monthly cellphone reimbursement (someone needs to get a better mobile plan) plus fees and first-class accommodations for assistants, personal trainers, chefs, security and any other friends of the actor lucky enough to get folded into the deal.
By Nina Metz, Chicago Tribune reporter
June 6, 2013